A Mother's Influence

On this day in history, August 18, 1920, Tennessee’s youngest state representative, Harry T. Burn, sat in his Nashville hotel room, poring over a letter from his mother. Read about how this letter changed history.

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Neylan Mcbaine
The Suffrage Resolution at Seneca Falls

On July 19, 1848, in the opening speech of the Seneca Falls Convention, Elizabeth Cady Stanton declared, “We [women] now demand the right to vote.” Her audience applauded her gumption. But when she later presented the ninth resolution in her Declaration of Sentiments, “Resolved, That it is the duty of the women of this country to secure to themselves their sacred right to the elective franchise,” they recognized her statement for what it was: A call to action. Few felt ready to answer.

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Neylan Mcbaine
#SendMarthatoDC

Better Days 2020 is working with Senator Todd Weiler to send a statue of Martha Hughes Cannon to Washington D.C. in 2020. Read why this is important.

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Neylan Mcbaine