#InContext: Alice Paul

By: REBECCA JUN Women have cast ballots and contributed to the greater American vision as voters for a century. On August 25, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, granting women the right to vote and ending nearly 100 years of protest. Alice Paul was one of many brave suffragists who risked … Continue reading #InContext: Alice Paul

#InContext: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

By: JESSICA SKOCIK As a child, Elizabeth Cady Stanton wanted to destroy all the laws that were unjust to women by physically cutting the pages out of her father’s law books. Instead of wielding a pair of scissors, the adult Stanton would wield language and become a leading voice in the early Women’s Suffrage Movement. … Continue reading #InContext: Elizabeth Cady Stanton