Originally published 11/09/2017
The honorees are Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, whose statues will mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, with which many women won the right to vote.
Originally published 12/07/2016
So far there's no hint as to whether he'll act.
Originally published 08/22/2015
The title says it all: “Why women do not wish the suffrage."
Originally published 08/27/2014
J. D. Zahniser
Alice Paul was a pivotal and controversial figure in the last years of the American battle to win the vote for women.
Originally published 03/18/2013
Sarah Richardson is an Associate Professor in History at the University of Warwick and author of The Political Worlds of Women: Gender and Politics in Nineteenth Century Britain. She is the guest presenter of Document: Votes for Victorian Women which is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 this evening at 8pm.Occasionally, just occasionally, you encounter a document that radically changes your view of the past. This happened to me very recently. The source was just a few scraps of parchment in a box of solicitors’ papers in Lichfield. But, at a stroke, it provided me with tangible proof that Victorian women were not only eligible to vote, but actually exercised that right, some 75 years before they received the parliamentary franchise in 1918.
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