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September 20th, 2010

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September 20th, 2010

Alice Paul, leader of the National Woman’s Party, unfurled…



Alice Paul, leader of the National Woman’s Party, unfurled the completed Ratification Flag in Washington D.C. in August 1920 to celebrate passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing women nationally the right to vote. (Credit: Library of Congress/”Winning the Vote”)

The suffragists achieved much, and made some big mistakes along the way, in particular their decision to disallow black women and women from labor from participation in most of their activities. 

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