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Rightfully Hers: “Today We March. Tomorrow We Vote.”
The Campaign for Women’s Voting Rights
The 15th Amendment was ratified on February 3, 1870. For the 1st time the Constitution gave all “men” (white & black) the right to vote. These amendments raised familiar questions of suffrage and citizenship. Some woman-suffrage advocates believed that this was their chance to push lawmakers for truly universal suffrage. Explore the seven decades of campaigning for women’s voting rights in this course.