Alice Paul

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Alice Paul

Alice Paul

Alice Paul was born on January 11, 1885, in moorestown, new jersey.Alice Paul grew up quaker and attended swarthmore college before living in england and pushing for women's voting rights.

She was elected to chair the National Woman's Party in 1942, and continued to lobby for an equal rights amendment, Paul successfully lobbied for wording on gender equality to be included in the preamble to the United Nations Charter and in the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

She went to a training school in Englund In her high school and college years, she played softball, basketball, hockey, and tennis.Alice Paul was arrested several times in Englund but only once in AmericaWhen she returned to the United States in 1910, Paul became involved in the women’s suffrage movement there as well. Driven also to change other laws that affected women, she earned a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1912.Until she was debilitated by a stroke in 1974, Alice Paul continued her fight for women’s rights. She died on July 9, 1977, in the town of her birth.

Alice Paul protested for equal rights with the NAWSA (Nation American Women Sufferage Association)Went on a hunger strike, which led to her getting force fed She longed to be at the Tennessee statehouse. Her ability to raise funds surpassed anyone else’s, so she chose to stay in Washington to keep the money flowing.Paul devoted herself to working on additional empowerment measures for women.

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