There were many people fighting for the rights of women for decades leading up to the women suffrage movement and the creation of The National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA). In the year following the ratification of the 15th amendment, the NWSA sent a voting rights petition to the Senate and House of Representatives.
In today’s blog post here on The Chronicles Of History, I will be sharing a short story by Edgar Allan Poe titled The Tell-Tale Heart. The story was first published in 1843 and tackles the narrator’s sanity. The character tries to convince readers he is not crazy while telling the readers the story of a murder and his reasoning for killing the person.