Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Womens Equality Day 2015 - August 26, 2015
Celebrate Equality Day – August 26th is the anniversary of national woman suffrage. Across the seventy-two years between the first major women’s rights conference at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848, and the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, thousands of people participated in marches through cities like New York and Washington DC, wrote editorials and pamphlets, gave speeches all over the nation, lobbied political organizations, and held demonstrations with the goal of achieving voting rights for women. Women also picketed the White House with questions like, “Mr. President, what are you going to do about woman’s suffrage?” “Mr. President, how long must women wait for liberty?” This was the first time in history that a group of women picketed the White House. For more info go to: https://www.nwhm.org/blog/celebrate-equality-day/
Women's Suffrage Timeline
One of my favorite videos on this issue, catchy and helps folks to remember the importance of Womens Suffrage and their fight for voting rights and equality.
A Story of Horror in the History of the United States of America. We must never forget our history so we may never repeat it. http://scottsborostories.blogspot.com/2010/11/93-years-ago-night-of-terror-nov-15.html