Women’s Suffrage Movement

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History: Women’s Suffrage

The women’s suffrage movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy: Disagreements over strategy threatened to cripple the movement more than once. But on August 18, 1920, the…  learn more

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TED-Ed: The Historic Women’s Suffrage March on Washington

.On March 3, 1913, after months of strategic planning and controversy, thousands of women gathered in Washington D.C. for the Women’s Suffrage Parade -- the first mass protest for a woman’s right to vote. Michelle Mehrtens details how the march rejuvenated the fight for the 19th Amendment. Lesson by Michelle Mehrtens, directed by WOW-HOW Studio.…  learn more

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The Women's Suffrage Movement

Getting the right to vote didn't come easy for women. Here's how they got it done.  BY ELIZABETH HILFRANK  learn more

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Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

Beginning in the mid-19th century, several generations of woman suffrage supporters lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied, and practiced civil disobedience to achieve what many Americans considered a radical change in the Constitution – guaranteeing women the right to vote.  learn more

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Women's Suffrage and Equal Rights: Free Lesson Plans and Resources

Women's Suffrage and the Transformation of Society Born from the powerful, unwavering momentum of hundreds of women who first convened a women’s rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York, the 19thAmendment to the United States Constitution the was ratified on August 18, 1920. Prior to the passage of the 19th Amendment, women in the United States did not…  learn more