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Women’s Suffrage Movies on Netflix

Whether it’s women’s history month, international women’s day or you just want to learn about women’s history, the women’s suffrage movement is an important part of history.

Suffragette Facts

What did suffragettes do?

Hoping that the U.S. Supreme Court would rule that women had a constitutional right to vote, suffragists made several attempts to vote in the early 1870s and then filed lawsuits when they were turned away. They campaigned for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would enfranchise women. Others turned to picket the White House, some of whom went on hunger strike and endured forced feeding after being sent to prison. 

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Who were the main suffragettes?

The first national suffrage organizations were established in 1869 when two competing organizations were formed, one led by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the other by Lucy Stone.

When did the suffragettes start and end?

The demand for women’s suffrage began to gather strength in the 1840s, emerging from the broader movement for women’s rights.

After a hard-fought series of votes in the U.S. Congress and in state legislatures, the Nineteenth Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution on August 18, 1920.

Is the film suffragettes on Netflix?

Yes, you can stream Suffragettes on Netflix.

What was the women’s suffrage movement?

A movement to provide voting rights to women. 

How long did the women’s suffrage movement last?

1840’s to 1920.

Why was the 19th Amendment passed?

Hoping that the U.S. Supreme Court would rule that women had a constitutional right to vote, suffragists made several attempts to vote in the early 1870s and then filed lawsuits when they were turned away.

The Nineteenth Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution on August 18, 1920. It states, “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”

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Who were the American suffragettes?

In real life, in the United States, the pioneers were Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the other by Lucy Stone. They also had support from Frederick Douglas, an African-American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. 

Who was part of the suffragette movement UK?

In the UK in 1792 Mary Wollstonecraft wrote a pioneering book called A Vindication of the Rights of Woman.

What does suffragette mean?

It is a woman seeking the right to vote through organized protest.

Suffragette movie

Suffragette (2015)

Suffragette
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson (Actors)
  • Sarah Gavron (Director) - Abi Morgan (Writer) - Allison Owen (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Dreaming of the right to vote, working-class Maud eagerly joins the early feminist movement. But when the peaceful protests of the suffragettes accomplish nothing, they’re driven to more radical methods of effecting change. | Stream  Suffragette on Netflix

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Women’s Suffrage Movies on Netflix

There is only one women’s suffrage movie on Netflix available to stream:

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Suffragette

Dreaming of the right to vote, working-class Maud eagerly joins the early feminist movement. But when the peaceful protests of the suffragettes accomplish nothing, they’re driven to more radical methods of effecting change. | Stream on Netflix

Suffragette Netflix Cast

Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter

Can I watch Suffragette online for free?

You can watch the Suffragette film on Netflix with a free 30-day trial.

Women’s Suffrage Documentary Netflix

There is only one women’s suffrage documentary on Netflix available to rent:

One Woman, One Vote: American Experience

One Woman, One Vote
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Susan Sarandon (Actors)
  • Felicia M. Widmann (Director) - Ruth Pollack (Writer) - Bonnie Nelson Schwartz (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Oscar-winning actress Susan Sarandon narrates this educational installment of the popular “American Experience” series as it examines the 72-year struggle for a woman’s right to vote.

Segments focus on influential figures in the women’s suffrage movement, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul; the country’s widespread fear of social revolution; and the U.S. Senate’s passage of the 19th Amendment by a single vote. | Rent on Netflix

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