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The Suffrage Centennial in Rhode Island

Presented by Newport Historical Society at Newport Historical Society, Newport RI

Apr 30 2020
The Suffrage Centennial in Rhode Island

Join the Newport Historical Society for a talk with Dr. Allison Horrocks on Rhode Island’s Suffrage Centennial: From Radical Social Movements to Ratification on Thursday, April 30th, 2020 at 5:30pm at 82 Touro Street, Newport RI.

The year 2020 marks the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment. As another election cycle approaches, now is as fitting a time as ever to consider the broader meaning of this 100 year anniversary of women’s suffrage. Though 1920 marks the anniversary of Rhode Island’s vote to ratify the 19th amendment to fully understand this history, we have to first trace its origins to struggles that began a century earlier. In Rhode Island, the push for greater access to the

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General admission costs $5 per person, $1 for Newport Historical Society members along with retired and active duty military.

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82 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840

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