Alice Paul


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Alice Stokes Paul (January 11, 1885 – July 9, 1977) was an American suffragist and activist. Along with Lucy Burns and others, she led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920.

Alice Paul received her undergraduate education from Swarthmore College, and then earned her M.A. and Ph.D. from the ... more »

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  • ''This world crisis came about without women having anything to do with it. If the women of the world had not been excluded from world affairs, things today might have been different.''
    Alice Paul (1885-1977), U.S. feminist. As quoted in Movers and Shakers, ch. 3, by June Sochem (1973). Said in 1941.
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