Smart Towns: The Flawed Victory of Women's Suffrage

September 8, 2020, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Rochester Hills Public Library


Adult, Arts & Culture, Educational

Smart Towns: The Flawed Victory of Women's Suffrage
The passage of the 19th Amendment provided the right to vote for all adult women in the United States.This victory was the result of a long and arduous political process that required significant compromises. In this program, Karen Miller will examine what women's suffrage accomplished, and what it failed to achieve. Karen A.J. Miller is an associate professor at Oakland University in the Department of History. Her research concerns American political identity and public policy making in the 20th century. This presentation is open to the public. Registrants will receive an email confirmation upon registering. This program will be recorded for later viewing. This program is supported by the Oakland University Department of Women and Gender Studies and The Center for Civic Engagement. Offered in collaboration with the Rochester Hills Public Library and Smart Towns. Smart Towns is a lifelong learning program for the community. Smart Towns partners include Rochester Hills Public Library, Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, Rochester-Avon Historical Society, Meadowbrook Hall, Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital, Oakland University, and Rochester University.

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