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[Detail] Suffragettes procession after release from prison.

Historical Research: Investigating Suffrage in Other Nations

Peruse the article by Bertha Damaris Knobe, in which she summarizes the progress of woman suffrage throughout the world on the eve of an International Woman Suffrage Alliance meeting in Amsterdam.

  • According to Knobe, what were the accomplishments of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance?
  • How does she respond to the charges by the anti-suffrage movement that the suffragists were losing ground?

The article and map were published in 1908. Conduct research so you can create an updated map showing the state of suffrage worldwide by 1920. How many countries had granted full suffrage by 1920? Where had most of the change occurred?