History and Suffrage
Women's History and Suffrage Links
For Children and Young Adults
- The Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
The 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920. It has only 39 words, but it is one of our most important laws.
- Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Learning activities and primary sources, presented by the National Archives and Records Administration.
- Biographies of Great Women
Learn more about Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, Lucretia Mott, Alice Paul, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and other important women leaders at this site, run by the National Women's Hall of Fame. In the search box, enter the name of the individual.
Further Learning for Young Adults and Adults
- A Timeline of the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1776-1920
A project of the Library of Congress
- National Women's History Project
A clearinghouse for U.S. women's history information
- Women Working, 1800-1930 (Open Collections Program, Harvard University Library)
Digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections that explore women's roles in the US economy between the beginning of the nineteenth century and the Great Depression.