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September 8, 2020
7:00 PM
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Talking History
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Virtual Activity: Talking History - The 19th Amendment and the Women Who Fought For the Right to Vote

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Dr. Clark Pomerleau, of the University of North Texas, discusses the events leading up to the passage of the 19th Amendment 100 years ago, granting women the right to vote. Learn about the origins of the suffrage movement from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 to the ways women campaigned for the vote in the decades that followed, including techniques that were considered shocking behavior for the time.