publication date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 (part of Fall 2016)

category: Activism

clue: Half of Americans can vote today thanks to the efforts of activists like this Jersey-born Quaker who looked like Hilary Swank.

explanation: Swank played Paul in Iron-Jawed Angels, a movie about the women's suffrage movement in the United States. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, and Jesse King

trivia: This goo was timed for publication on Election Day.


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