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No one symbolizes Franco-American friendship and loyalty like the Marquis de Lafayette, hero of the Revolutionary War. During WWI, soldiers and…

Meet a suffragist who began her career canvassing Kansas in 1867 -- and ended it in 1918 burning Woodrow Wilson’s speeches by the White House. In…

Photoshop was invented in 1987 - but this photo of Jeannette Rankin was edited a long time before that. Read on . . . On the morning Rankin was sworn…

The first time the National Woman’s Party “Silent Sentinels” were arrested, they had been picketing the White House every day for six months. Why were…

Woodrow Wilson was staunchly opposed to two things: entering the war in Europe, and supporting women’s suffrage. He gave in on the war first. Wilson…

Suffragists picketed the White House from 10 am-6pm every day but Sundays. They continued - attacked by mobs, arrested daily - for more than two…

The day before suffragists started picketing the White House, they were there as invited guests. Access thread. One of the striking things about the…

President Wilson surely thought the National Woman’s Party women were nasty. They campaigned ferociously against his reelection in western states in…

By the 1916 election, it was clear the Nat'l Woman’s Party strategy was working: a federal constitutional amendment had become a live political issue.…

Presidential conventions. Eh. 2020 conventions planned for Charlotte, Jacksonville & Milwaukee may end up being nowhere at all. But in 1916, the…

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