The Equal Suffrage League of Virginia was an
organization of white women dedicated to securing for women the right to vote.
Aligned with the national woman
suffrage movement, the league worked for more than ten years lobbying the
public and the General Assembly alike, until its efforts paid off when three-fourths
of the United States state legislatures ratified the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920.
The league failed,. . .
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