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Women’s Suffrage By Karen Rosenberger Click the arrow above to continue.
To discover some of the notable women involved in the suffrage movement, click on one of the names in the table below. Susan B. Anthony Anna Howard Shaw Lucy Stone Elizabeth Cady Stanton Lucretia MottJulia Ward Howe Sojouner TruthFrances WillardMargaret Fuller Carrie Chapman Catt Alice PaulResource Page
Susan B. Anthony Anthony never married. So, she was free to travel all over the country to speak on behalf of women and their rights. Fourteen years after her death, the Nineteenth Amendment was passed.
Anna Howard Shaw Anna, at age twelve, took care of the family. In 1886 she graduated from Boston University as a doctor, but decided to continue working for the cause of woman's suffrage.
Lucy Stone Lucy paid for her own school because her father did not believe in educating women.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Stanton was the mother of seven children. She was not able to travel around the country. However, she served the cause of women’s suffrage by writing pamphlets and speeches.
Lucretia Mott Mott was an abolitionist. But, when she wanted to attend the first Anti- slavery Society Convention, she was not allowed because she was a women. So, she founded the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society.
Julia Ward Howe Founded the American Woman Suffrage Association in 1869.
Sojouner Truth In 1850, in addition to being an abolitionist, Truth decided to join the suffrage cause as well. She was a frequent speaker at women’s conventions.
Frances Willard After only four years of formal education, Willard went on to become the country’s first female college president.
Margaret Fuller Fuller’s father was disappointed that she had not been born a boy. He educated her as if she was. She continued her life devoted to education and went on to write Woman in the Nineteenth Century. The book was the most significant book on feminism of the time.
Carrie Chapman Catt Catt was elected president of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1900. Her efforts were instrumental in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment.
Alice Paul Paul led a massive women’s march in the front of the White House in 1913. The marchers carried flags and banners all decorated with the message: “Give Women the Vote.”
Sources All of the picture sources courtesy of The Library of Congress’ American Memory Collection. http://memory.loc.gov/ Text gathered and summarized from the Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States. ISBN# 0590051245 Click HERE to go Back to the index page.HERE