“Voting is the foundation stone for political action.”
~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Civil Rights Leader
Image Source: Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library
"To me, it was shocking that a government of men could look with such extreme contempt on a movement that was asking nothing except such a simple little thing as the right to vote.”
~ Alice Paul
Image Source: Library of Congress
“The crowning glory of American citizenship is that it may be shared equally by people of every nationality, complexion and sex…. [Women] respectfully demand…[to] be invested with the right to vote as do men… that thus as in all Republics indeed, they may in future be governed by their own consent.”
~ Mary Ann Shadd Cary
Journalist, Educator, Suffragist and First Black Woman to Earn a US Law Degree
Image Source: National Archives of Canada
“Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost."
~John Quincy Adams
6th U.S. President