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19th Amendment

After downing one and a half cups of coffee, U.S. Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby on this day in 1920 officially ended more than 70 years of women’s struggle for the right to vote. 128 more words

History

Holy Susan B. Anthony, it's a suffrage post!

Dear Dad,

I want to talk a little bit about women’s suffrage. For many people, the start of the modern feminist movement began here, with first-wave feminism and the fight for basic legal rights like holding a voice in one’s own government. 549 more words

Feminism

Meet Mark Pryor

running against tom cotton … a Republican

I know no candidate is perfect, but if they are running to represent you as a Public Servant there are certain mandatory things they should all live up to … and one of them being that oath they take, yet is seemingly being tossed aside by Republicans… 167 more words

United States

Millicent Fawcett


Millicent Fawcett was a women’s rights activist who campaigned for the rights of women in England to vote and to receive higher education. She began her work at nineteen, as the secretary for the London Society for Women’s Suffrage. 274 more words

Women's Rights

Little Women/Good Wives - Louisa May Alcott

Little Women follows the lives of the March sisters in 1860s America.  The books is said to be based in many ways around the life and experiences of Alcott and her sisters as they were growing up.   635 more words

Book

Deeds and Words

With every stride and step we tread
a commemoration
for those audacious women
who dared to shout
to riot for their sisters and our sisters… 123 more words

Poetry

Lucretia Mott


Inspired by a Quaker background that supported equality and freedom for all God’s people, Lucretia Mott was an ardent supporter of abolition. She refused to purchase goods produced by the sweat of slavery and campaigned for the ending of slave ownership in America. 316 more words

Women's Rights