Lucy Burns (July 28, 1879 – December 22, 1966) was an American suffragist and women's rights advocate. She was a passionate activist in the United States and in the United Kingdom. Burns was a close friend of Alice Paul, and together they ultimately formed the National Woman's Party.
Read more about Lucy Burns: Early Life and Education, Early Activism, National American Women Suffrage Association, Congressional Union, National Woman's Party, Life in Jail, Final Push For Suffrage, Iron Jawed Angels
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