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The Suffragette Movement: A Conclusion

The nineteenth amendment was ratified in 1920 after it garnered the required two-thirds majority in approval by state legislatures. The final state to…

Contributors: Steven Terry, Library of Congress, PBS kids, National Women's History Museum, Sally Hunter Graham

The Suffragette Movement: Backlash

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The attention grabbing tactics of the National Woman's Party (NWP) frequently brought the ire of authorities down on the protesters. While never as…

The Suffragette Movement: Picketing the White House

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A central tactic for the National Woman's Party (NWP) was picketing the White House. Designed to be high-profile and attention grabbing, women came…

The Suffragette Movement: Radicalization

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The Suffragette movement became radicalized when Alice Paul created the Congressional Union in 1913, which became the National Woman's Party (NWP)in…