The first political parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. For about four blocks, everything's going great. Floats, equestrian units, women marching four abreast. But then, anti-suffrage agitators in the crowd foment a riot! Women are dragged from the floats, struck to the pavement. Pandemonium! The D.C. mounted police are actually seen encouraging the mob. There is, however, one group, four hundred stalwart, uniformed males who try to restore order and protect those women. No, they weren't park rangers. They were the Boy Scouts of America.
So here we are, the year 2020, women have had the vote for one hundred years. And now girls can join the Boy Scouts of America.
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"We demand an amendment to the Constitution of the United States enfranchising the women of this country." Marching women, floats, equestrian units--and a surprising ally participate in the first event of its kind on March 3, 1913.