Campaign for Women’s Suffrage
A couple of years after the 1913 suffrage march, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly denied women the right to vote after a ten-hour debate on the floor. It was the last Congressional vote against women’s suffrage.
First, read the article “Votes for Women Defeated in House by 204 to 174 votes,” then skim the rest of the articles on the page, and answer the questions in the boxes below.
“Votes for Women Defeated in House by 204 to 174 votes.” The Omaha Daily Bee. Jan. 13, 1915. Woman's Journal and Suffrage News. March 8, 1913. Library of Congress