Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Happy Birthday Carrie Chapman Catt!

Chris Garick: Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was an American women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920.  Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the founder of the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women.  

source: Wikipedia

This year, Americans will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the passage Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  You will be learning much more about Carrie Chapman Catt and women who fought for the right to vote in the upcoming year.

Check out uscitizenpod's resources about Carrie Chapman Catt and Women's right to vote:

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