How Did Women Get to Vote?

The importance of endurance when you know you are right.

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Janice Friesen

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"Carrie Chapman Catt" Library of Congress accessed November 11, 2006


Did you know that in the mid-1800s Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton only were the beginning of a movement and that by 1915 only 12 states allowed women to vote? These resources will lead you to ways that you can do further research into the question of how and when voting for women became a national possibility.

"When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row."
-Alice Paul recalling the advice of her mother

    •PBS Kids: Women and the Vote
The story of Alice Paul's contribution. Does this tell the whole story?
    •Library of Congress
Information on Alice Paul.
    • about Alice Paul
    •Wikipedia Article on Alice Paul
Does this match what you read in other places about her? Is it accurate?
    •Lest We Forget Timeline
Interesting Timeline showing the different tactics of the National Woman’s Party and the National American Woman Suffrage Association
    •Alice Paul Institute
Does this page tell the whole story?
    •The Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home and Museum
Does this page tell the whole story?
    •Library of Congress
Article on Carrie Chapman Catt
    •Biography of Carrie Chapman Catt
By Women in History, an organization in Chicago
    •Wikipedia Article on Carrie Chapmen Catt
This article has the warning that the content is disputed. I added to the article when doing this WRL!

Last updated: November 12 2006, 9:39 am
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