Puzzle # 1
Learn the history of the suffrage movement & write a compelling expose on the issue
These facts should be included in your expose. Which # do they align with?
- In 1869, Elizabeth C Stanton and Susan B Anthony founded the female-only National Woman Suffrage Association.
- The National Women's Party demonstrationed outside Woodrow Wilson's White House in 1917 culminated in the so-called "Night of Terror," during which guards brutally beat some 30 female picketers.
- Former slave Sojourner Truth, "Ain't I a Woman?" speech in 1851 earned her lasting fame.
- Women would gain national suffrage 14 years after Anthony's death.
- Bloomers became synonymous with the women's rights movement-and infamous among the movement's critics.
- In 1872 Victoria Woodhull was nominated by the Equal Rights Party for president of the United States.
- Lucretia Mott & Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized the first U.S. women's rights convention at Seneca Falls, New York in 1848.
- In 1868, a group of 172 black and white women went to the polls in New Jersey, providing their own ballots and box in order to cast their votes in that year's national election.
- More than 1,000 suffragettes were imprisoned between 1908 and 1914; when they engaged in hunger strikes to draw public attention to their cause, prison officials responded by force-feeding them.
- In 1872, Susan B. Anthony led a group of 16 women in demanding to be registered and vote in Rochester, New York. All 16 were arrested.