Allowing Woman to Vote

Important Events in Voting History

What Took Place?

Before 1920, only men could vote and women wanted it to change. So women tried many things to get it to change.

How Did They Fight?

In 1913, a bunch of women gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C. and marched down the street and demanded that they get the right to vote.

What Obstacles Did They Face?

During the march, many girls got beaten by males. The marched caused cartoonist to make fun of the girls.

How They Got The Right To Vote

In 1920, the 19th amendment was passed. This amendment allowed women to vote. It took the work of Susan B. Anthony and many others to get the amendment passed to extend the amendment nation wide.

Why Is It A Good Idea For Women To Vote?

In my opinion, I think it is great that woman are aloud to vote. With woman being able to vote, it may change the outcome of an election and adds to the population of voters a lot.