Discovering New York Suffrage Stories
Paulina Wright Davis
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This segment focuses on Paulina Wright Davis and her fight for the Married Women’s Property Act, which enabled women to have investment in politics. See how Davis started The Una, an all-women run newspaper. Around this time, the Civil War caused the movement to split, with some focused solely on women’s rights, which contributed to a history of racism that plagued the movement.
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