March is Women’s History Month

Celebrating women’s achievements in the United States dates back to the early 1900s. “National Woman’s Day” was first celebrated on February 28, 1909. In August 1981, Congress passed a joint resolution designating the week of March 7 as “Women’s History Week.” Then in 1987, the 100th Congress passed another joint resolution extending the observance to a month, declaring March as “Women’s History Month.” Read the resolutions at http://goo.gl/YkdJIo and http://goo.gl/tKg4Ad. For more information about Women’s History Month take a look at the Library of Congress website at http://womenshistorymonth.gov/about.html.

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The Sewall-Belmont House & Museum is located on Capitol Hill. It’s dedicated to celebrating the women who worked tirelessly to obtain the right to vote and equal rights.

The next time you’re in Washington, D.C., visit the Sewall-Belmont House & Museum, which was once the headquarters for the National Woman’s Party.  Learn more at https://goo.gl/tIoZa1.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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