By: Tia Arrington
Alice Paul was born on January 11, 1885 in Moorestown, NJ. She died on July 9, 1977 in her hometown. Alice Paul was a women's rights activist. Alice was born in a very intellectual and religious family. She was a quaker. She attended Swarthmore College, The University of Pennsylvania and the University of Birmingham. She move to England to push women's right and in 1910 she moved back to America. She became a leader in the suffrage movement, forming the National Woman's Party. She was a key figure to the 19th amendment. Some of her colleagues included Carry Chapman Catt, President Woodrow Wilson and Lucy Burns and she never married. "There will never be a new world order until woman are apart of it" was one of Alice Paul's famous quotes. After women won the right to vote with the 19th Amendment in 1920, Paul devoted herself to working on additional empowerment measures for women. Alice Paul remained personally conservative and professionally demanding of herself and her colleagues. She also was on the first spouse gold coins.