“We are pleased that the images of several of the inspirational leaders who fought to secure the right to vote for women will grace our nation's currency," said President MacNamara.
This week marks the 166th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention, held July 19-20, 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York. The 300-person gathering on women’s rights is responsible for making the first formal demand for women’s suffrage in American history.
EDITORIAL NOTE: This blog post was originally published on the Huffington Post.
Today marks the 164th anniversary of the start of the Seneca Falls Convention, which is often considered to be the start of the suffrage movement in America.
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