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Women's Movements Facts
Conditions in the Occuquan Workhouse, where arrested suffragettes were imprisoned in 1917, were poor. The food was particularly unsanitary. On one occasion, women sent a spoonful of worms drawn fro...
"If we have no right act, then may we well be termed 'the white slaves of the North,' for like our brethren in bonds, we must seal our lips in silence and despair." "I never doubted that equal righ...
Number of "silent sentinels" arrested in 1917 and 1918 for picketing the White House in support of women's suffrage: more than 500 Typical jail sentence for "silent sentinels" convicted for "obstru...
Title IX Part of the 1972 Education Act, Title IX guarantees women equal access to educational opportunities, including extracurricular activities such as athletics. Seneca Falls The town in New Yo...
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