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Women's Movements

Women's Movements

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Angelina Grimké

The abolitionist turned feminist.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The farsighted advocate of women's suffrage.

Alice Paul

The militant suffragette largely credited with pressuring President Woodrow Wilson to support women's suffrage.

Alice Paul's Mentor

British suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst photographed during one of her many arrests.

Silent Sentinels

Member of the National Woman's Party picket the White House, 1917.

Success

Alice Paul unfurls a banner to announce the vote in the Tennessee state legislature completing the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.

Betty Friedan

Author of The Feminine Mystique and mother of the modern women's movement.

Stop ERA

Phyllis Schlafly campaigning to defeat the Equal Rights Amendment.

Women's Strike for Equality

More than 50,000 march to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment and to demand equal rights, 26 August 1970.

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