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The Food Riot of 1917

On the morning of February 20, 1917, an army of some 400 angry mothers climbed the steps of New York City’s City Hall.
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Divided Legacy

As the South confronted the so-called “woman question” in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the most bitterly contested issue was woman suffrage.
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Votes for Women

The social conventions which bound women exclusively to home and hearth, kept them away from the ballot box prevailed for decades.
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