Quotation by Rebecca West

The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy.
Rebecca West (1892–1983), British author. First published in Time and Tide (July 20, 1923). As quoted in On Women and Revolution, part 1: "Personalities and Powers," by Crystal Eastman (1978).

Making the point that English suffragists were more bitterly and violently opposed than their American counterparts. (However, the Americans won woman suffrage eight years earlier [1920] than the English [1928].).
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