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Paul, Alice

Born: 1885 AD
Died: 1977 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Activists, Authors

1885 – She was born on the 11th day of January this year.

 

1901 – She graduated first in her class from the Moorestown Friends School.

 

1905 – She later attended Swarthmore College, the New York School of Philanthropy (social work), and the University of Pennsylvania (MA, sociology).

 

1907 – She moved to England where she attended the University of Birmingham and the London School of Economics.

 

1912 – She joined the National American Women’s Suffrage Association (NAWSA) and was appointed Chairman of their Congressional Committee in Washington, DC.

 

1916 – She and her colleagues formed the National Woman’s Party (NWP) in 1916 and began introducing some of the methods used by the suffrage movement in Britain.

 

1928 – She received an LLM followed by a Doctor of Civil Law degree both from American University’s Washington College of Law.

 

1916 – She and her colleagues formed the National Woman’s Party (NWP) and began introducing some of the methods used by the suffrage movement in Britain.

 

1920 – She led a successful campaign for women’s suffrage that resulted in granting the right to vote to women in the U.S. federal election.

 

1923 – She was the original author of a proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution.