Let's go to the White house and protest their maybe they will finally listen to us
We need the attention of the president or congress!!
That is not our biggest concern right now, the war is our biggest concern
Give everyone rights!!
We must settle the war
*They said nothing*
In January 1917 a group of suffragists organized by Alice Paul and the National Woman's Party gathered to plan out their next protest which would be bigger than the parade. They planned on getting the attention of not just the state but the whole country. They plan to take their mocement a bigger step
Move it along you guys should not be doing this
President sent us to arrest them
President Woodrow Wilson is saying the speech in a meeting of congress while the war is still going on. Many of congress agreed on his statements. They saw him as the prophecy of democracy
I will continue to starve only god knows what we want
Don't hurt us anymore
The protest began on January 10 where women stood in front of the white house for 6 days a week for hours for over 2 years. Almost 2,000 women protested. They held posters showing hypocrisy towards the president
We will adopt the 19th Amendment
Many were arrested for protesting in 1918 outside the white house. Many spent in jail for weeks while others were released sooner.
Lucy Burns was arrested and put in Jail for 3 days. They still protested even inside the jail. Lewis and other protesters were mistreated by the prison guards by being beaten.
The women got the attention of congress and They finally began investigating.2 years later in June 4th, 1919 both house adopted the 19th amendment. The 19th amendment was adopted on August 26,1920 after 36 states ratified.