Suffragettes were activists who fought for the rights of women to vote. The suffragettes protested using peaceful measures and militant actions to gain these rights for women and to make their voices heard. The United States was not the only front in the women's suffrage movement—similar protests were also occurring in the early twentieth century in a number of European countries and around the world. As a result, many countries did extend voting rights to women in the early 1900s, in... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia, 2020. 2p.