Alice Paul

Alice Paul was born January 11th , 1885 . She died July 9th , 1977. She believed in the equality of the sexes . Alice Paul Political views were she was an American woman suffrage leader who introduced the first equal rights amendment campaign in the United States.

Alice Paul hometown is Moorestown , New Jersey . She was born into a family called the Quaker family which believed in the equality of the sexes

Hometown and Family

While in London from 1906 to 1909, Paul became politically active and unafraid to use dramatic tactics in support of a cause. She joined the women's suffrage movement in Britain and was arrested on several occasions, serving time in jail and going on a hunger strike. At first, Paul was a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and served as the chair of its congressional committee. Out of frustration with NAWSA's policies, however, Paul left to form the more militant Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage with Lucy Burns. The group was later renamed the National Woman's Party with the goal of implementing change on a federal level.

About me and my Living

Alice Paul never got married . After graduating at the top of her class at the age of sixteen, Paul attended Swarthmore College, a Quaker college founded by her grandfather. She graduated with a degree in biology in 1905. Through a fellowship, Paul conducted graduate work at the New York School of Philanthropy (now Columbia University) and received a Master of Arts degree in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1907. Through a scholarship, she then went to England to study social work at various British universities. In 1912 she received a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and by 1928, had earned three law degrees. Susan B. Anthony , Elizabeth Cady Staton , Lucy Stone , Raden Ajeng Kartini , and  Mark Twain are people who would have been her friend.

Education Level ,Marital Status, and Friends

Quote : " When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row. " 3 Things about Alice :

  • She was a founder member of the National Woman's Party in 1916
  • She left a long legacy of women’s rights
  • She died in New Jersey

Famous Quote and 3 things about Alice .

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