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Myths Lies Secrets Uncover the hidden truth behind history's greatest stories with beloved educator-author Kate Messner The fun mix of sidebars, illustrations, photos, and graphic panels makes this perfect for fans of I Survived and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.
In 1920, Susan B. Anthony passed an amendment that allowed women in the United States to vote. Right? Well, that's not quite the real deal. By then Susan B. Anthony had died, and other strong women were fighting to convince Congress to pass the amendment and the states to ratify it. From the Seneca Falls convention in 1848 to Tennessee's ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, acclaimed author Kate Messner smashes history by exploring the little-known and sometimes shameful truths behind the story of women's suffrage.
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Myths Lies Secrets Smash the stories behind famous moments in history and expose the hidden truth. Perfect for fans of I Survived and Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales.
In 1920, Susan B. Anthony passed a law that gave voting rights to women in the United States. RIGHT? WRONG Susan B. Anthony wasn't even alive when the Nineteeth Amendment was ratified. Plus, it takes a lot more than one person to amend the constitution. Did you know that when women's rights activists picketed President Wilson to get his support for voting rights, some men beat them up, tore down their banners, and stole from them? And then it was the women who got arrested No joke. Through illustrations, graphic panels, photographs, sidebars, and more, acclaimed author Kate Messner smashes history by exploring the little-known details behind the fight for women's suffrage. Don't miss History Smashers: The Mayflower