North Carolina

By Kathryn S.
Grade 6, North Carolina

Did you know that in the early days of our country up until 1920 women did't have as many rights as men. They couldn't vote or own land. This seems highly unfair because women are just as important as men. Some women such as Susan B. Anthony wanted to put a stop to this injustice. So, they formed groups of women to protest at the whitehouse. These women were very strong and courageous. Even after many of them were sent to jail, they still did not give up this heroic fight. In august of 1920 women were finally given the right to vote. These women are important today because they made a major and significant changes in our government. Women can now vote, own land, and run for office. Women are no longer less important than men. They are now considered equals.

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