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Carrie Chapman Catt was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920. Catt was president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the founder of the League of Women Voters. She "led an army of voteless women in 1919 to pressure Congress to pass the constitutional amendment giving them the right to vote and convinced state legislatures to ratify it.

Find out the interesting information about the suffrage leader from America in Facts about Carrie Chapman Catt. Catt was born on 9 January 1859 and died on 9

Robert LaFollette Day Resources - WI Observance Days Resources for Teachers

Robert LaFollette Day Resources - WI Observance Days Resources for Teachers

"Jacob Riis" - n.a., n.d.

Jacob August Riis (May 1849 – May was a Danish American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer. He is known for using his photographic and journalistic talents to help the impoverished in New York City;

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (May 10, 1900 – December 7, 1979) was an English-American astronomer who in 1925 was first to show that the Sun is mainly composed of hydrogen, contradicting accepted wisdom at the time.

Since her death in the textbooks simply say the most abundant atom in the universe is hydrogen. And no one ever wonders how we know? Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, a truly extraordinary woman.

Dame Cicely Mary Saunders was a prominent Anglican, nurse, social worker, physician and writer, involved with many international universities. She helped the dying and terminally ill end their lives in the most comfortable ways possible.  She is best known for her role in the birth of the hospice movement, emphasizing the importance of palliative care in modern medicine. Dame Cicely died of cancer at the age of 87 in 2005, at St Christopher's Hospice, the hospice she herself had founded.

Dame Cicely Saunders mother of modern hospice. Thank you Dame Cicely Saunders!

Robert M. La Follette, Sr. in a photo from 1906 during his tenure as U.S. senator from Wisconsin! Born June 14.

On this date in history the United States congress voted to denounce Robert La Follette and 9 other Wisconsin congressmen for opposing A.

Carrie Chapman Catt: when the Nineteenth Amendment finally become reality, suffragist Catt founded the League of Women Voters to help American women exercise their newly-won right to vote. Preview our children's history DVD click on pin

Carrie Chapman Catt (January 1859 – March was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U. women the right to vote in

Second-year MFA acting students perform in The Triangle Factory Fire Project…

Second-year MFA acting students perform in The Triangle Factory Fire Project…

Samuel Gompers, 1850-1924

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