Mrs. Carie Chapman Catt speaks as full suffrage is granted to women in United States.
United States USA Date:1920, August 26 Duration:1 min 12 sec Sound:Yes
Mrs Carie Chapman Catt speaks as full suffrage is granted to women in United States. She has a document in her hand. She is an ardent fighter of rights of women and a noted suffragette. She tells the story of the roots of the suffrage movement in America, indicating that it started in 1848 at a convention in Seneca Falls, New York. She notes that the grievances of women were similar in nature and number to the grievances of the colonists in America against the British crown. She notes that it took 6 years to resolve that conflict for the United States of America via war, but it took 72 years for women to resolve their similar grievances via the law.
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