- from Suffragists
As the years wore on, suffragists became bolder about spreading their message.
They lectured all over the country and published numerous journals. They built alliances with other groups. They petitioned Congress. But it was not so easy to win the vote when they lacked the most effective weapon of democracy—the right to vote. However, as Susan B. Anthony said on her 86th birthday, referring to other suffragists, “...with such women consecrating [dedicating] their lives, failure is impossible!”