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Epilog

 

The New York Times, January 2, 1921 – The Times reports on the major events of 1920, including the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. Over the next fifty years, additional barriers, which exclude many segments of the US population from voting, are slowly knocked down. read clipping

 

The New York Times, February 16, 1921 – The National Woman’s Party gives a statue of Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony to be included in the Capitol rotunda. Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the First Woman’s Rights Convention in the US in 1848. At that convention, Stanton proposed the right to vote for women. Susan B. Anthony later drafted the Federal Woman’s Suffrage Amendment. After one day in the Capitol rotunda, the Italian marble statue is moved to the basement. In 1997, it is returned to the rotunda. read clipping

 

The New York Times, February 19, 1921 – The National Woman's Party reorganizes to form a new organization focused on removing legal barriers to the equality of women. read clipping

 

The New York Times, February 20, 1921 – After leading the National Woman's Party for eight years, Alice Paul retires. read clipping

 

The New York Times, April 10, 1921 – The Tennessee Supreme Court upholds the ratification of the Suffrage Amendment by Tennessee. read clipping

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