On Thursday, September 24 at 7:00 pm, the Hampstead Public Library presents "Votes for Women: A History of the Suffrage Movement" with scholar Liz Tentarelli. This program is funded by NH Humanitites. For more details and to register, check the Library's Events Calendar: https://www.hampsteadlibrary.org/adult/events/17996/votes-women-nh-humanities-program.
Digital Magazines and Newspapers offer information surrounding this 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. You can also find many historical resources at the Library of Congress and, of course, our library catalog.
History of 19th Amendment
100 years ago, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed that forbid states to bar citizens from voting based on their gender. Prior to this amendment which states allowed women to vote, which did not and why? What was the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 and how did that influence the movement for women’s suffrage?
Search This Topic in our online newspapers database: “nineteenth amendment” OR “19th Amendment” OR “women’s suffrage”
Here’s an interesting link to an Interactive US Constitution: https://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendment/amendment-xix
The National Park Service has a robust collection of information for parents and educators to help students of all ages to learn about this historic fight for Women's Suffrage
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