Methods Of Women's Suffrage Movement

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Women used many different methods to earn the right to vote in the Women’s Suffrage Movement. They used 3 methods to get the right to vote, these reasons are: The first method was a parade. This parade took place in Washington DC during president Wilson's inauguration. During this time people on the streets were drinking and it turned violent. The crowds attacked the women, they yelled at them and even threw bottles at them. The police did absolutely nothing to help the women. Afterwards, there were a hundred in the hospital. But the newspapers supported the women. The second method was picketing the white house. The women from dawn till dusk the women picketed till an amendment was passed. President Wilson did not approve of this or support them. During their picketing Alice Paul read and then burned President Wilson’s speeches.They were arrested for obstructing traffic even though they were not. They were sentenced a $10 fee or 60 days in jail. During the picketing they were attacked by pedestrians. …show more content…
It was started by Alice Paul and then the other women started to join in. When she didn’t want to eat they took Alice to an asylum to see if she was insane. President Wilson wanted to institutionalize her but the doctors found that she was not insane. Since she was not found insane they started to force feed her. They forced tubes down her throat and her nose to feed her. They feed her raw egg, during this they would repeatedly vomit and bleed. Newspapers found out and because of that the women were released. These were the methods the women used to get the right to vote. Finally afterwards, the Women Suffrage Movement was

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