Courtesy of State Historical Society of Iowa, Catt, Carrie Chapman, "An Address to the Legislatures of the United States of America," pp. 1-9, 1919
This document is an address given by Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Women’s Suffrage Movement, to the legislatures of the United States in 1919.
- What cause is Carrie Chapman Catt representing, and what three arguments does she lay out in the first part of her address in relation to this movement to "be inevitable?"
- What are the main points Carrie Chapman Catt presents in her address that point to this action to be "immediate?"
- Why is Catt’s address to the United States legislature significant to American society, and how did society benefit from the work of Carrie Chapman Catt?