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Votes for women!

March 26, 2002



IT TOOK women generations to achieve the goal of being allowed to vote in the United States. It required enormous courage, patience, and determination on the part of visionary leaders and millions of their committed followers. The idea of women having a say in politics raised many voices in protest and scorn at first. Gradually, though, through successes and setbacks, the dream came true. We thought you might enjoy playing this game, based on the journey of "suffragists" from 1848 to 1920.

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Source: Images courtesy of Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection. Statue courtesy of Frank Corbielle. Sunflower from Reuters.

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