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Women's Suffrage

  • By: Denise R. Johnson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Women in the United States, beginning in 1848, fought for three-quarters of a century to gain the right to vote. Women's suffrage, along with abolition of slavery and reform of labor, was one of the three greatest reforms in U.S. society. ...

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