Women's Political Activism
Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony, U.S. Capitol.
"The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex." — Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified August 18, 1920
The following speakers consider American women's political activism, including early claims to citizenship, the pursuit of voting and other civil rights, and service in public office.