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====Modern Period Protests====
[[File:6-1.jpeg|thumbnail|left|300px|Figure 2. The suffrage protests helped give an example to other protest movements. ]]
The suffrage protests peaked in the 1910s with several large marches in the United States and globally (Figure 2). In the United States, Alice Paul led a large protest in Washington and became a key strategist in helping the 19th Amendment to be ratified. She continued to protest well after her younger years, and even in the 1960s, she was active in the civil rights and women's rights movements. In fact, in the Civil Rights Act of 1964, women Paul's organization and campaigning.
Interestingly, as the anti-slavery protests helped to shape the suffrage movement for women in the 1800s and early 1900s, it was the suffrage movement that also shaped the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, as peaceful large marches, including in Washington, became the norm in post-World War II protests in order to gain increased national attention. This was the case for Martin Luther King's protests, initially in the US South, and the strategy in March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963. This march led to the well-known "I Have a Dream Speech" by Dr. King and demonstrated that large gatherings, filmed by the media, and focusing on inspirational and national figures could help spark success for protest movements across the country the national mood shifted. The subsequent anti-war Vietnam protests used similar strategies of having large protests, often by young people, focused on major cities and drawing national media coverage.