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Alice Paul and Lucy Burns were women's rights activists. They led a successful campaign for women's suffrage that resulted in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920, that prohibited gender discrimination in voting.

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Q: Who were Alice Paul and Lucy Burns?
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Who was the leader of the national woman's party?

Alice Paul was the leader of the National Woman's Party. Lucy Burns worked along side with Alice Paul.

Why did Lucy Burns become a suffragist?

Lucy Burns was a suffargist because she was influenced by her friend Alice Paul, and Alice paul got her on to be in the "Women's Social and Political Union a union dedicated to fighting Women's rights in the United Kingdom.

Where did Lucy burns meet Alice paul?

Lucy Burns and Alice Paul met in England while they were both involved in the women's suffrage movement. They were both studying and working with prominent suffragists in London at the time.

Who did Alice paul marry?

Alice paul did not marry anyone she stayed with the women's suffragist cause and did it with her coworker, Lucy burns. in her eyes all she needed to do was what she loved and have her friends by her side and that's all that was necessary =). good for her too.

Who worked to gain women the right to vote?

Many women fought gain the right to vote. Alice Paul and Lucy Burns were two very influential women and their story is told quite well in the movie Iron Jawed Angels.

Who employed a flexible state-by-state strategy to promote women's suffrage?

The National American Woman Suffrage Association employed a flexible state-to-state strategy to promote women's suffrage. The organization was founded by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns in 1913.

What is Lucy Burns's birthday?

Lucy Burns was born on July 28, 1879.

What 3 new developments finally brought the success of the women suffrage movement within reach?

The National Women's Trade Union League is established, Alice Paul and Lucy Burns form the Congressional Union, and the federal woman suffrage amendment was passed.

Who were the women who fought for women's rights?

Susan B. Anthony Lucy Stone Elizabeth Cady Stanton Alice Paul Lucy Burns Margaret Sanger See link for a list of 75 women who made up the women's suffrage movement.

Did Lucy burns a Suffargist go to jail?

Yes Lucy burns did go to jail but she did it fir what she believed in

Who opposed the 19th amendment?

*Susan B Anthony *Alice Paul *&Lucy Burns. Alice Paul& Lucy Burns were in the iron jawed angels. you can look these names up on google to get more information. and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were some of the main people and other supporters were Lucretia Mott, Abigail Adams, Lucy Stone, and Florence F. Noyes.

What is the birth name of Alice Paul?

Alice Paul's birth name is Alice Stokes Paul.