Do you think the Constitution gave all Americans the right to vote? Not by a long shot. The current voter ID debate is fueled by more than 225 years of struggles over who can vote in elections.
As we remember Abigail Adams’ prescient observations and conclude the celebration of Women’s History Month, we can also “remember the ladies” who contributed to the revolutionary cause. Here’s a look at some of them.
While the Supreme Court was hearing history-making arguments on the Affordable Care Act, delegates and supporters of Vision 2020 made organizational history in Washington as 150 women and men attended a White House briefing Tuesday on domestic policy issues.
Ninety-one years ago today the “we” in “We the People” became a whole lot bigger
The 19th Amendment, granting women suffrage throughout America, was ratified August 18, 1920. Take our quiz to commemorate the anniversary.
This self-guided tour explores the struggles American women have had to gain equality as citizens. Look for the Women’s History Month stickers highlighting the following artifacts and displays throughout our exhibits.
Ninety years ago, exercising their rights for the first time under the Nineteenth Amendment, newly enfranchised females, too, planned to send a signal to politicians. But things haven’t turned out quite the way they hoped.