Alice Paul Contribution To The Women's Suffrage Movement

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This Essay is about Alice Paul’s contributions to the women’s suffrage movement. The women’s suffrage movement part of the fight for women’s right. The women’s suffrage movement was focused on women’s voting and women’s right to work. (HistoryNet) In this essay I will discuss the changes in laws concerning women by Alice Paul and contributions to the women’s suffrage movement made by Alice Paul. Through this essay I hope to understand more about the work Alice Paul did in helping the women’s suffrage movement. Alice Stokes Paul was feminist and a leader in women’s suffrage movement. She was born on January 11, 1885 in Mt laurel, New Jersey. (Biography) Her family, a Quaker family believed in gender equality and Alice Paul’s mother Tacie Quaker introduced Alice Paul to the suffrage movement by taking her to women’s suffrage meetings. Alice Paul graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in biology in 1905.
In 1907 Paul received a Master of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania then Alice Paul moved to England in (NWHM) and was enlisted by Emeline and Christobel Pankhurst to join the suffrage movement where she met Lucy Burns. (History) Together they participated in many extreme protests such as hunger strikes. These protests showed the public how dedicated they were to this movement causing them to be more noticeable to the public. Inspired by the Pankhurst’s in 1912 Alice Paul returned to the United States of America, where she received her Ph.D. in

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