Alice Paul was an American suffragist and feminist who knew that change needed to be made. Women deserved the right to vote and she wanted their voices to be heard.
Alice, along with other suffragists and feminists organized a march in to raise awareness of this issue and voice their opinion. They handed out flyers and spread the word of a march that would take place in the near future.
During the parade actress Hedwig Reicher wore a costume of Columbia. She did this to represent the women in an artistic way and it has been remember as one of the most memorable events of the march.
Women will now be granted the right to vote.
On the date of the march suffragists rode a bus through Washington to get to the Women's Suffrage Parade.
Minutes after the parade many people (mainly men) began to interfere with the parade and perform unjustified acts. Many women were unjustly imprison women for participating in the parade.
The Women's Suffrage Parade may not have gone exactly as planned but it played a crucial role in the women's suffrage movement. The parade played an indirect role in helping create the 19th amendment which grants women the right to vote.