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New Google Doodle Honors American Suffragist Alice Paul


On what would have been her 131st birthday

Google’s latest Doodle honors women’s rights activist Alice Paul, who was born on Jan. 11, 1885. The image depicts Paul holding up a sign that reads “Deeds not words.” In the background, other women hold a sign that reads “Votes for women.”

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Paul was born into a Quaker family in New Jersey and was a founding member of the National Women’s Party. She used tactics of civil disobedience that she’d learned while working with the suffragist movement in Britain. Today, she’s regarded as “the architect of some of the most outstanding political achievements of the 20th century.”

Some have argued that Paul should be the woman on the newly redesigned $10 bill.


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