Term: woman suffrage movement
term used by advocates of women's right to vote in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Wisconsin women were repeatedly denied the right to vote by state legislators and popular referendums until passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920. View more information elsewhere at wisconsinhistory.org.
View pictures relating to women's suffrage at Wisconsin Historical Images.
View a related article at Wisconsin Magazine of History Archives.
[Source: Turning Points in Wisconsin History]