By the 1890s, some states began giving women the right to vote. Though Susan and her followers were making progress, she knew there was a lot of work to be done. Before she died in 1906 she said:
There is so much yet to be done, I see so many things I would like to do and say, but I must leave it for the younger generation. We old fighters have prepared the way.
The suffrage movement continued onward, inspired by Susan's determination to publicly defend her right to vote. The 19th Amendment granting all women the right to vote was eventually passed in 1920.
Women celebrate the passing of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 1920.
Courtesy of: Business and Professional Women USA
- 5-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of American economic challenges in the 1920s and 1930s and world conflict in the 1940s.
- Along with the rest of the world, the United States experienced a boom-and-bust period during the 1920s and 1930s. In the United States, this situation led to significant government intervention to stimulate the economy. Other countries did not follow...
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how wartime government activities, the Progressive Movement, and the New Deal represented an expansion of federal power, including attempts to protect citizens.
- This indicator was developed to encourage inquiry into the growth, decline, and legacy of the Populist Party. This indicator supports inquiry into the multifaceted objectives of the Progressive Movement, including political and social reforms, which influenced both political parties of the period and resulted in lasting legislation.