Woman that party

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They injected a renewed militancy into the American campaign and shifted attention away from state voting rights toward a federal suffrage amendment. The CU continued its aggressive suffrage campaign. Its members held street meetings, distributed pamphlets, petitioned and lobbied legislators, and organized parades, ants, and speaking tours. The CU continued in states where women did not have the vote; the NWP existed in western states that had passed women's suffrage.

In March the two groups reunited into a single organization—the NWP. Beginning in June , suffrage protestors were arrested, imprisoned, and often force-fed when they went on hunger strikes to protest being denied political prisoner status. The NWP's militant tactics and steadfast lobbying, coupled with public support for imprisoned suffragists, forced President Woodrow Wilson to endorse a federal woman suffrage amendment in Congress passed the measure in , and the NWP began campaigning for state ratification. Shortly after Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify women's suffrage, the 19th Amendment was ed into law on August 26, The party remained a leading advocate of women's political, social, and economic equality throughout the 20th century.

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Woman that party

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