March 3, 1913 Research Paper

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In March 3, 1913, lawyer Inez Milholland wore all white with a white cape while riding a white horse. She and the woman suffrage parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in the nation 's capital. Behind her were nine bands, four mounted brigades, three heralds, about twenty-four floats, and more than 5,000 marchers. There were many sections of the parade including working women,women farmers, women doctors, and many more. As the parade began, everything ran smoothly for the first couple of blocks. Quickly then the crowds of mostly men flooded in the street making it what seemed to be impossible for the marchers to pass. These strong women were tripped, grabbed, shoved my men because of what they were marching for. With police standing by, men were also saying distasteful things towards these women.…show more content…
Once the women’s parade reached the Treasury Building, one hundred women and children began a show of how both struggling through the years. Also women were pushing for equality between men and women would not stop until they had gotten what they wanted. The women 's events started with “The Star Spangled Banner” and ended with a dove of peace being released. New York Times named this pageant as “one of the most impressively beautiful spectacles ever staged in this country”. This protest gained so much attention that president Wilson (who was running for president at the time) came to see what was going on. This movement talked about in the paper for weeks. The parade finally ended March 8, 1913 and was one of the greatest impacts pushing forward women’s
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