Women's History Month

Curriculum Materials Center * David & Lorraine Cheng Library * William Paterson University
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The pandemic curtailed many of the women's suffrage celebrations for 2020. The 2021 National women's history Alliance extended the 2020 theme updating it to "valiant Women of the Vote; Refusing to be silenced." Information from 2020's theme can be found here http://www.2020Centennial.org.

President Jimmy Carter designated March 2-8, 1980 as National Women's History Week. In 1987 Congress passed Public Law 100-9 which designated March as "women's History Month." In 1994 Congress passed an additional resolution to proclaim March as Women's History Month since then every president has signed a proclamation letter in March.

The 19th Amendment | History