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Alice Paul was born 135 years ago today. The Suffrage Birthday Project @SuffrageBdays crams many of her accomplishments into this short thread. 👇  #SuffrageBirthday! ALICE STOKES PAUL (Moorestown, NJ) Jan. 11, 1885 - July 9, 1977, Quaker, Swarthmore,…

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Second & third generation suffragists had much more access to formal education than the women who came before them. Anna Julia Cooper, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida Gibbs Hunt graduated from @oberlincollege in 1884. 🧵 They weren’t the first Black…

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We used to inaugurate the U.S. president in March, not January. 107 years ago today, thousands of women massed on Washington to protest the presidential inauguration and demand equal rights. These women 👇hiked from NYC. Thread. Alice Paul & Lucy…

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Sustaining protest campaigns for months & years is so hard. The UK suffragettes created tangible artifacts to honor their members’ sacrifices and motivate them to keep going. 🎖️thread. Women who had served time in prison were awarded a medal “For…

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Lucy Burns. She and Alice Paul were the Stanton & Anthony of the 3d generation. They met in jail in the UK learning from the Pankhursts & bonded over the slugishness of the movement at home. Together they picketed the White House, then jail, hunger…

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What was the National Woman’s Party? How did it differ from the Congressional Union? Was that different from the Congressional Committee? The effort led by Alice Paul & Lucy Burns to amend the U.S. Constitution operated under three different…

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Passage of the 16th & 17th Amdts in 1913 - especially the 17th, which expanded voting rights over opposition from the deep south - proved a federal amendment strategy was viable. So Alice Paul & Lucy Burns spent a hot July plotting to force…

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The 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession really was the original Women’s March. It called women from around the country to Washington, DC for Inauguration Day. They were there to send a message to the newly elected President, who won his office with a…

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Alice Paul & Lucy Burns didn’t rebel against the mainstream suffrage organization. It kicked them out. Natl Am. Woman Suffrage Assoc was an organization of white moderates. Religiously conservative, politically mainstream, proudly respectable.…
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