Did you know that women’s suffrage and the temperance movement were both considered radical causes? Here’s how and why suffragists worked for prohibition.
Why are there more men in politics, and why do women STILL do most of the housework? It’s because we’re still influenced by the doctrine of separate spheres.
What happened at the Seneca Falls Convention, and what was its significance? Find out the leaders who organized it and and read the summary.
In November 1861, while she was staying at Willard’s Hotel in embattled Washington, DC, Julia Ward Howe wrote the lyrics to the most famous patriotic anthem of the Civil War. “It would be impossible for me to say,” she wrote in her Reminiscences (1899), “how many times I have been called upon to rehearse the […]