Vocabulary Words

Quakera Christian religion that believes in equality and justice

Women’s rights: equal treatment for men and women

Suffrage: the right to vote

Suffragist: a person who works for the right to vote

Amendment: a change made in a law

Cause: an idea that people believe in and work for

Political party: a group of people who share common political beliefs

Plank: a main belief of a political party

Headquarters: main office

Tactic: a method to achieve a goal

Picket: to protest in public with signs to get publicity for a cause

Ratify: to approve a law

Equal Rights Amendment: an amendment to the Constitution written by Alice Paul to guarantee equal rights for women & men