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Assignment 1: Getting Women the VoteKendra GulleyProfessor Stansbury History 105October 21st, 2019
In this paper, I chose to write about getting women the vote. I will talk about the NationalAmerican Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) and the National Women’s Party (NWP). I will also talk about Alice Paul, Margaret Sanger, and Carrie Chapman Catt, andhow they helped women get the right to vote and why they helped them?First off, the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was founded in 1890, and worked state to state (between 1911 and 1914, it achieved the vote for women in California, Oregon, Kansas, Arizona, Montana, and Nevada) to convince opponents that women were valuable assets to society and deserved the franchise. (Schultz,1, p.365)On the other hand, Alice Paul and the National Women’s Party (NWP) which was founded in 1913 and led by Paul, took more of an aggressive strategy. Paul organized a rally of 5,000 women to demand a federal constitutional amendment giving women the