Peggy wears her pioneer outfit for a DAR sponsored rally commemorating our right to vote.
Women did not always have the right to vote. Our U.S. Constitution gave white property owning men the privilege of voting. Over time each state gave white men regardless or property ownership the right to vote. In 1848 the first women’s suffrage conference convened in New York, but it was 1920 before Congress gave all women, regardless of race or property ownership, the right to vote-except of course the American Indians. In 1924 an act was passed giving American Indians full citizenship and the right to vote. The right to vote has a long and troubled past. Go online to learn more. DON’T FORGET TO VOTE!