For more information on these and other NWP-related events, including links to additional images, see the Detailed Chronology (PDF).*
Dec. - Alice Paul appointed chairman of NAWSA’s Congressional Committee at 1912 NAWSA convention.
Mar. 17 - Alice Paul heads suffrage delegation to President Woodrow Wilson.
Apr. - Paul founds Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage (CU).
May 14 - Senate Committee on Woman Suffrage votes favorably on federal woman suffrage amendment, first favorable majority report in 23 years.
Summer - CU branches established in various states.
July 31 - After collecting suffrage petitions nationwide, automobile tours convene in Hyattsville, Maryland, and proceed to Washington, D.C. to present petitions to Congress.
Nov. - Lucy Burns arrested for chalking meeting notices on Washington, D.C., sidewalk.
Nov. 15 - First issue of The Suffragist published.
Dec. 6 - NAWSA leadership urges Alice Paul and Lucy Burns to resign from CU; both refuse. NAWSA selects new Congressional Committee.
Feb. 12 - Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Dora Lewis meet with NAWSA in unsuccessful effort to resolve differences. NAWSA later votes against admitting CU as auxiliary member.
Mar. 3 - CU participates in suffrage hearing before House Judiciary Committee.
Mar. 19 - Senate votes for first time since 1887 on federal woman suffrage amendment. Bill defeated but reintroduced next day.
May 2 - Suffrage parades and meetings held in nearly every state.
May 9 - National suffrage demonstration in Washington, D.C.
June - CU forms National Advisory Council to enlist support of nationally prominent and/or wealthy women.