“I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality.” - Alice Paul
Alice Paul helped pass the Nineteenth Amendment which secured the right for Women to vote. A suffragist who also supported the Equal Rights Amendment, she committed to a hunger strike in July 1917 after being put in jail. Strapped down to a bed and force fed through a tube, her hunger strike pressured the Woodrow Wilson Administration to pass the Amendment that would give Women the vote. Read about this important woman in history by checking out “From Equal Suffrage to Equal Rights : Alice Paul and the National Women’s Party 1912-1928” by clicking here.
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