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Carrie Chapman Catt: Paving the way for Women’s Suffrage (1859-1947)Carrie Chapman Catt was a suffragist and peace activist who helped secure the right to vote for women.Main Organizations and Affiliations:National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) - PresidentLeague of Women Voters - Founder, PresidentInternational Woman Suffrage Alliance - Founder, PresidentWoman’s Peace Party (Founder)Committee on the Cause and Cure of War - Founder“Use your vote to make this a better and wiser nation, a nobler democracy, a higher-minded citizenry in order that it may fulfill the destiny for which we have hoped” (Carrie Chapman Catt in “The Vote as a Safeguard for Democracy” - May 25th, 1936)Other Information:Catt was the only woman in her graduating class at Iowa State Agricultural CollegeCatt became interested in the suffrage movement in her teen years when she noticed her mother had less rights than her fatherShe was an outstanding speaker, and soon gave nationwide

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Susan B Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt

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