West Virginia History

“Fighting the Long Fight: West Virginia Women and the Right to Vote” -Online Exhibit

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“The right to vote existed in some places in the ancient world, but for much of human history, the majority of people have been excluded from participation in the political process. Male suffrage was gradually extended in some countries beginning in the late Middle Ages; however, there still are places where citizens do not have the right to vote.  For women, the road to suffrage generally has taken longer than for men. . .”

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Explore WV Archives and History’s “Fighting the Long Fight. . .” Website  — Table of Contents is at the bottom of the page

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