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We Honor the Women Whose Fight for Equal Rights Continues

With your help, we will educate, inspire, and empower present and future generations to remain vigilant in the quest for equal rights.

 

 

DID YOU KNOW?

Women were not included in the Constitution until the 19th Amendment.

The ratification of the 19th Amendment led to the largest single one-day increase of potential voters in the history of the United States.

It took 72 years to pass and ratify the 19th Amendment, and the Equal Rights Amendment has yet to be adopted to this day.

 

SUFFRAGIST OF THE MONTH

LOOKING AHEAD

  • U.S. Supreme Court upholds the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, which guarantees women the right to vote

  • Massive national suffrage parade organized by the Congressional Committee of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and local...

  • Victoria Woodhull is nominated as the first woman candidate for U.S. president for the Equal Rights Party.

  • Equal Pay Act enacted: “To prohibit discrimination on account of sex in the payment of wages by employers...

  • Susan B. Anthony’s trial starts for illegally voting in Rochester, New York on November 5, 1872.

 

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