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Alice Paul Was Born
January 11, 1885

In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment, allowing women the right to vote, was finally added to the Constitution. Before her death in 1977, Alice Paul helped orchestrate enormous changes in the rights and status of American women, exemplifying a strong and determined leader. What leaders today are as strong and determined as Alice Paul?
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