Voting Rights

The Hewitt Sisters and the Anti-Suffrage Movement
Women's right to vote was a widely debated issue in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th century. Prominent women were on both sides of the debate, which pushed against traditional views of gender and class.
Suffering Suffragists
While today, we take the idea of universal suffrage for granted, the right to vote in the United States has a long and complex history that continues to this day. The women’s suffrage movement officially began in Seneca Falls in 1848 and, after a long, hard-fought campaign, culminated with the ratification of the 19th Amendment...