Monday, January 12, 2009

Today In History

12th January, 1915 - U.S.A. : The House of Representatives voted Down the Women’s Suffrage Bill, which would allow women the right to vote. The actual vote count was 204 against and 174 for this bill. Women’s Suffrage leaders such as Ann Howard Shaw and Carrie Chapman Catt (pictured) stated they would continue to find for the right to cast a ballot. The right to vote was granted to women in 1920.

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