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U.S. History Topics » Movements » Women's History

Petition of Amelia Bloomer Regarding Suffrage in the West

gives a facsimile of the handwritten petition of the suffragist, editor, and temperance leader. This lesson relates to the expression of First Amendment rights, including speech and petition, to the expansion of suffrage by means of the 19th Amendment, and to the amendment process described in Article V. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Government. (National Archives and Records Administration)

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This photograph was taken c. 1918. It is of some of the employees of the Hope Webbing Company; all of whom are wearing bloomers.

Hope Webbing company employees

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