The 19th Amendment of the U, S, Constitution granted women the right to vote. It was ratified on August 18, 1920.
Identify a prominent women's suffrage activist from your state.
How did she advocate for the right to vote?
What "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune" did she experience? How were her efforts opposed?
Create a proposal to recognize a suffragist from your community or state.
Library of Congress - Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party
Did you know? July 2, 1776, New Jersey gives "all inhabitants" of adult age with a net worth of 50 pounds the right to vote. Women property holders have the vote until 1807, when the state limited the vote to "free, white males." When did women gain the right to vote in your community?
The label suffragette versus suffragist has an interesting history.
Speech After Being Convicted Of Voting In The 1872 Presidential Election by Susan B. Anthony - Read & respond "It was we, the people; not we, the white male citizens;..."
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