Time to make room for a new face.
The announcement that Harriet Tubman will be the first woman on U.S. currency in more than a century recalls the history of female – and African-American – portrayals on money.
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About 250 women appear to have taken part in 1916's Easter Rising.
Suffragette Vida Goldstein became the first Australian to meet an American president at the White House.
Australia’s inimitability with regard to women’s political equality has barely entered conventional studies of political history.
Militant suffragettes used arson and vandalism to draw attention to their struggle. Did they have a moral right to do so?
Victoria Woodhull attempting to vote in 1871, via Everett Historical.
The movie Suffragettes shows the occasionally violent and sensational tactics used by militant suffragettes. Were these justified?
Miller achieved a public voice even before she had the vote.
Alice Duer Miller's analysis of contemporary politics not only made anti-suffragist politicians look stupid. It also made her (and women like her) look completely capable of participating in the political sphere.
Emmeline Pankhurst: part of the first wave.
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Why it's an exciting time to be a feminist.
Suffragette tells a story that is both of its time, and timeless - an historical struggle whose lessons, sadly, still need to be learned.
Anne-Marie Duff (Violet) and Carey Mulligan (Maud) in Suffragette.
Suffragettes were not merely nice (if slightly bonkers) posh ladies in impressive hats.