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Carrie Chapman Catt

Carrie Chapman Catt (January 9, 1859 – March 9, 1947) was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U.S. women the right to vote in 1920. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the founder of the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women.

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Carrie Chapman Catt - Biography
... She was born Carrie Clinton Lane in Ripon, Wisconsin ... Catt spent her childhood in Charles City, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State College (later called Iowa State University) in Ames, Iowa, graduating in three years ... In 1885 Carrie married newspaper editor Leo Chapman, but he died in California soon after ...

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    In all history no class has been enfranchised without some selfish motive underlying. If to-day we could prove to Republicans or Democrats that every woman would vote for their party, we should be enfranchised.
    —Carrie Chapman Catt (1859–1947)

    Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same—hardihood. Give them raw truth.
    —John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)