Carrie Chapman Catt & Alice Paul
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. Alice Stokes Paul (January 11, 1885 – July 9, 1977) was an American suffragist and activist. Along with Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. /5
Hard, but not impossible. Carrie Chapman Catt deserves her due as leader of NAWSA, but Alice Paul and Lucy Burns were crucial.
March is if you teach the suffrage movement, Alice Paul, and Carrie Chapman Catt visit:
It is true, from the dawn of time women have been held under the sway of men in a patriarchal society. For the longest time, the basic rights of women did not exist, they were looked upon as property of men, incapable of thought or idea, furthermore society did not believe they could take care of themselves in any way shape or form. Then the women's rights movement came to be, and over a period of one hundred fifty years women made leaps and bounds in their quest for equal treatment in a society dominated by men. Women like Elizabeth Candy Stanton, Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt who all spent their lives working so hard just to attain equal treatment, wishing for nothing more to be treated like people and not property. Now my question is why? why must we as a people, or a race, look down upon others for the color of their skin, the religion that they follow or what is or isn't hanging between their legs, why are most of you so pig headed to believe that it's ok to objectify women in a sexual manner? w ...
Sure you know Washington, Jefferson, and Adams. Now get a handle on Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Carrie Chapman Catt.
Here's a more partisan view of Paul...(I can't give a H/T because I lost the post I copied it from.) SUFFRAGIST OF THE MONTH: Alice Stokes Paul (1885 - 1977) Alice Paul was, arguably, the most influential individual in the fight for women’s rights of the 20th century. Born on January 11, 1885, Paul was the oldest child of successful businessman William Paul and his wife, Tacie. Alice and her siblings were raised on a comfortable New Jersey farm, but as Quakers, the family lived simply, learning firsthand the value of hard work. They also learned gender equality, as well as a necessity to work for the improvement of society. Perhaps one of her strongest influences was Tacie, who as a member of the National American Women’s Suffragist Association (NAWSA), brought Alice along to the meetings. Paul studied biology at Swarthmore College, earned an MA in sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, then studied social work in England. While in England, she became acquainted with Emmeline Pankhurst, the mili ...
American historians, did you learn about Alice Paul in school? Or was it all Eliz. Cady Stanton, Susan B Anthony and Carrie Chapman Catt?
Ladies- Take Notice!!! Alice Paul, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Carrie Chapman Catt, Jane Addams, Lucy Burns, and so many others, fought for our freedoms - not for their own, for OURS! Don't let their sacrifices be in vain. VOTE!
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