Carrie Chapman Catt

the women who pushed congress to pass the 19th amendment

Born in Ripon, Wisconsin

Born as Carrie Clinton Lane in 1859. Married a newspaper editor.But he soon died. She then married a wealthy engineer. Her father wouldn't pay for college and so she had to work for the college money.

carrie the activist

she fought for women's rights. She was the president of National American Women Suffrage Association. She was also the founder of the League of Women Voters and International Alliance of Women. She pressured Congress to pass the 19th amendment of the Consitution.

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Pushing Congress

She fought for women's rights. She pushed Congress to pass the 19th amendment.

I researched her because....

She seems really cool. She fought for her rights and pushed Congress. She did a lot of work for her cause.