Part I: History of a Movement - The Story of Radical Activism
The right of all U.S. citizens to vote didn’t come easily. In their campaign for suffrage, suffragists faced opposition, violence, and imprisonment from politicians, clergy, corporations, racists, and women who were anti-vote. Learn the history of the fight for the 19th amendment, the gaps in the recorded record, and the unique struggles of those who were disenfranchised, including people of color. We’ll delve into the complexities and biases within the movement and the connection between the abolition movement and women’s suffrage.