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The New York Times, May 4, 1913 – Editorial – In response to the New York City suffrage parade, The New York Times publishes an editorial comparing the tactics of the British suffragists to the Americans. This is one of hundreds of editorials against women's suffrage that The Times will publish over next several years. Alice Paul will later copy many of the tactics of the British suffragists, but she will not resort to violence like the British suffragists. Although the tactics of Alice Paul’s National Woman’s Party will be non-violent, she will be called a militant by the press. read clipping

The New York Times, June 20, 1913 – At the Woman's Suffrage Congress in Budapest, Carrie Chapman Catt is re-elected president of the International Woman’s Suffrage Alliance, an organization she founded in 1902. read clipping

The New York Times, June 27, 1913 – Women win the right to vote in local and presidential elections in Illinois, but cannot vote for congressional or statewide positions. Illinois is the first populous state, and the first state east of the Mississippi, to allow women to vote in presidential elections. Carrie Chapman Catt will later refer to Illinois as a turning point in the fight for suffrage. read clipping

The New York Times, March 20, 1914 – Front Page – The Susan B. Anthony Amendment receives a one-vote majority in the US Senate, but falls short of the two-thirds majority required for amendments to the US Constitution. This is the second time the US Senate has voted on the Suffrage Amendment. read clipping

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