Women Vote - "Night of Terror" (Women`s Suffrage/Woman`s Rights)
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This video describes the events that surround the "Night of Terror" on November 14, 1917. In a jail outside of Washington DC guards brutally beat the NWP members incarcerated their for picketing. Some women were chained to the doors of their cell, one was thrown to the floor and her cell mate believed her dead from the way she lay still after this attack. The subsequent publication of the abuse in national newspapers helped draw support for the federal amendment to grant women the right to vote.