How Did Alice Paul Overcome The Civil Rights Movement

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Our country has been through many struggles to get where it is today. Both women and African Americans in history overcame many obstacles in order to achieve the goal of having equal rights. Both have been sent to jail, beaten up, been on protests, and much more to get what they need. These people have faced many obstacles, find the goal they needed to achieve, and overcome the obstacle.

Alice Paul, a woman from New Jersey who later moved to England to Washington DC. She was civil rights activist and became a hero to many women around the US. Her plan slowly backfired sadly due to the US District in Charleston. Alice wanted the Supreme Court Justice to allow women to vote in an election. "Alice Paul's protests and her focus on getting a suffrage amendment passed did not go over well with the NAWSA leaders. Paul and the NAWSA leaders supported a suffrage amendment, but they believed in different tactics. She overcame her obstacle by fighting more and more, harder and harder until she got what she deserved. Finally, on June 4, 1919, passed the amendment for equal suffrage. "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". …show more content…

Elliott to Brown v. Board of Education was a racial segregation dealing with whites and blacks. The obstacles faced here were many ups and downs along the way for African American parents to let their children have the same rights as whites."African American parents in South Carolina wanted their children to have the same services and schools with the same quality as the white children." It was a long court case because blacks wanted the same rights as whites. After a long time of fighting for the rights, the Supreme Court finally ruled in favor with the blacks stating "in the field of public education, the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no

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