On Monday, President Obama designated the César E. Chávez National Monument in Keene, Calif. Still, the tireless advocate for laborers' rights was a controversial figure, even among Latinos.
The 88-book list published by the Library of Congress includes titles like 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'Little Women.'
Demonstrators wave banners in one of New York's famous women's suffrage parades. In 1918, Congress passed what became, when it was ratified in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment, which prohibited state and federal agencies from gender-based restrictions on voting. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton drafted the amendment and first introduced it in 1878.