A Woman’s Crusade: Alice Paul & the Battle for the Ballot
By Mary Walton
Paperback, 304 pages
Mary Walton’s A Woman’s Crusade: Alice Paul & the Battle for the Ballot tells the inspiring story of Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977), detailing her childhood as a bookish girl born on an active farm in southern New Jersey to her suffrage work in England and the United States. The woman who spearheaded the “Silent Sentinels” who were the first to picket in front of the White House, Paul led the final fight to pass the 19th Amendment and grant women the right to vote in the United States. Well-researched and written, Walton’s book will leave you inspired and encouraged by the life of this fiery suffragist.
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