Suffrage Movement Quiz

Do you know how women earned the right to vote in America? Take the quiz!

Quiz

Do you know how women earned the right to vote in America? Take the quiz!

1. Who was the first woman on U.S. soil to publicly demand the vote?

  • Mary Wollstonecraft, author of Vindication of the Rights of Woman
  • Margaret Brent, a southern landowner
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a northern abolitionist

2. What U.S. document defined voters as male?

  • The Declaration of Independence
  • The Bill of Rights
  • The Fourteenth Amendment

3. In 1893, this country became the first to grant women the vote on the same terms as men:

  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • Norway

4. U.S. suffragists were inspired by the militant suffrage movement in this country:

  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Canada

5. Which constitutional amendment granted U.S. women suffrage?

  • The Fifteenth Amendment
  • The Nineteenth Amendment
  • The Twenty-sixth Amendment

6. When was this amendment ratified?

  • 1904
  • 1914
  • 1920

7. When did women in Puerto Rico and the Philippines—then both U.S. territories—achieve suffrage?

  • At the same time as U.S. women.
  • About 15 years after U.S. women.
  • They had it before U.S. women.

8. The National Woman's Party, the U.S. militant suffrage organization founded in 1913...

  • Disbanded after suffrage was achieved.
  • Became the League of Women Voters.
  • Still advocates for women's legal equality.

9. Which European country was the last to grant women suffrage?

  • Liechtenstein
  • Belgium
  • Switzerland

10. In which of these countries today is there male suffrage but not female suffrage?

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Bhutan
  • Kuwait

Your Results:

1. Who was the first woman on U.S. soil to publicly demand the vote?
Margaret Brent, a southern landowner

2. What U.S. document defined voters as male?
The Fourteenth Amendment

3. In 1893, this country became the first to grant women the vote on the same terms as men:
New Zealand

4. U.S. suffragists were inspired by the militant suffrage movement in this country:
Great Britain

5. Which constitutional amendment granted U.S. women suffrage?
The Nineteenth Amendment

6. When was this amendment ratified?
1920

7. When did women in Puerto Rico and the Philippines—then both U.S. territories—achieve suffrage?
About 15 years after U.S. women.

8. The National Woman's Party, the U.S. militant suffrage organization founded in 1913...
Still advocates for women's legal equality.

9. Which European country was the last to grant women suffrage?
Liechtenstein

10. In which of these countries today is there male suffrage but not female suffrage?
Saudi Arabia

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