It wasn’t until 1920 that it was finally legal for women in all 50 states of the U.S. to vote. The roots of the Suffrage Movement go back to the 19th century, although it should be noted that some states did grant women the right to vote well before 1920. The road to votes for women was paved with many bumps and naysayers, including their own husbands and neighbors!
Despite more peaceful protests than those of English women a few years before them (who gained the right to vote in 1918), American suffragists still suffered violence and hatred because of the cause they were championing.
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