Suffrage Movement

Explore the inspiring journey of the suffrage movement and the courageous women who fought for their right to vote. Discover the key milestones, influential figures, and lasting impact of this empowering movement.
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One hundred years ago today, on Jan. 12, 1915, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to reject a constitutional amendment that would have given women the right to vote. The final vote — 204 against and 174 for — came at the end of a 10-hour debate. It was not until five years later, in 1919, that the 19th Amendment passed, giving the vote to all American women. (Women had only previously been permitted to vote in certain states.) Here's a collection of dramatic photos from the women's…

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