Part 1 | The Vote | American Experience
One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.
Harriot S. Blatch believed working-class women were the key to win the ballot.
Carrie Chapman Catt was the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
Ida B. Wells was a prominent journalist who exposed racial violence in the South.
Alice Paul joined the 'suffragettes' while studying in London to demand the right to vote.
Black women played an essential role in the suffrage movement.
Is the U.S. at a tipping point in the nearly 100-year-long fight to ratify the ERA?
Watch a preview of Part One of The Vote.
Celebrate the strategies and tactics of the movement in a new interactive experience.
They united to abolish slavery and advance the rights of women in the 19th Century.
Before women's suffrage, Black women led the fight for voting rights—and still do today.
New York women came together to push for their state’s ratification of the 19th Amendment.