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Suffrage -- United States -- History


She Changed the World: North Carolina Women Breaking Barriers

North Carolina's Department of Natural and Cultural Resources created "She Changed the World" to both celebrate the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment and acknowledge ongoing struggles for equity today. The exhibition takes many forms, but users will likely want to begin with the embedded slideshow (found under "Online Exhibit"), which details the women's suffrage movement and...
The Fight to Vote: America's Turbulent Voting Rights History

From KQED News comes this extensive interactive timeline, spanning 1787 to 2016, that highlights major events and laws impacting suffrage. For instance, in the first presidential election of 1789, as this timeline highlights, only 6% of the U.S. population was able to vote. Most events on the suffrage timeline highlight the passage of the 15th and 19th Amendments along with the Voting Rights Act,...