Welcome! 2020 is the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. This guide provides a glimpse to the history of the women who began the suffrage movement to the women who helped finally achieve it.
There were many women (and men) who supported the suffrage movement in America. From Margaret Brent in Maryland who in 1648 demanded the right to vote at the meeting of the Maryland Assembly in St. Mary’s to Alice Paul in the early 20th century whose militancy for women’s suffrage led to her imprisonment, women fought for the right to be heard.
Above are just a few of the faces that worked tirelessly on behalf of all women in America.
Below are articles about these determined women. Take a look to ensure these women's work and voices are heard.