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History of Suffragettes

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History of Suffragettes game quiz
"On August 18, 1920 the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified and granted women the right to vote. This quiz is a sample of some of the suffragettes who toiled for more than 70 years to achieve that goal."

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1. Which two women organized and convened the first public meeting for women's suffrage in 1848?
    Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Lucy Stone and Susan B. Anthony
    Lucy Stone and Carrie Chapman Catt
    Lucreta Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton


2. Which U.S. Territory was the first to grant women the right to vote?
    Minnesota Territory
    Utah Territory
    Wyoming Territory
    Dakota Territory


3. Which woman suffragette was arrested for illegally voting in a national presidential election in 1872?
    Maud Wood Park
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Susan B. Anthony
    Carrie Chapman Catt


4. Which two women founded the radical 'National Woman Suffrage Association' in 1869?
    Lucy Stone and Alice Stokes Paul
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Carrie Chapman Catt
    Lucy Burns and Susan B. Anthony


5. Which suffragist, with her husband, founded the 'American Woman Suffrage Association', a much more conservative organization to gain the right to vote for women?
    Alice Stoke Paul
    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Jeannette Rankin
    Lucy Stone


6. Which militant woman, a graduate of Vassar College, spent more time in prison, in the cause of women's right to vote, than any other American suffragette?
    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Jeannette Rankin
    Alice Stokes Paul
    Lucy Burns


7. Which suffragette founded and led the 'Woman's Social and Political Union' (WSPU) in Manchester, England in 1903?
    Emmeline Pankhurst
    Christabel Pankhurst
    Margery Corbett Ashby
    Selina Cooper


8. Which woman was a co-leader with Lucy Stone in the National American Woman Suffrage Association, contributor to the weekly 'The Woman's Journal' and author of 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic'?
    Alice Stokes Paul
    Julia Ward Howe
    Amelia Bloomer
    Carrie Chapman Catt


9. Which suffragette was Vice-President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, a progressive reformer and the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931?
    Martha Cary Thomas
    Amelia Bloomer
    Victoria Woodhull
    Jane Addams


10. This final question will be heavier in weight but lighter in substance. What is the name of the 7.5 ton marble sclupture that was on display in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in 1921 and included the busts of Lucretta Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony?
    Portrait Monument
    Portrait of Three Suffragists
    Suffragettes' Monument
    Women's Right to Vote Monument


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Compiled Jun 28 12