National Suffrage Movement

Part 4: National

While the national suffrage movement grew partly out of the abolitionist and temperance movements, the case for equity between the sexes had been an ongoing conversation along with the establishment of the United States. These figures tell the story of the larger suffrage movement leading up to the 19th amendment.


"So, instead of spending my strength quarreling with the hand, I would strike for the heart of that great tyranny."

-Jane Grey Swisshelm