Womens Struggle For Equality

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In History
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    “Having deprived her of this first right of a citizen, the elective franchise, thereby leaving her without representation in the halls of legislation, he has oppressed her on all sides.”
  • Former Slave Sojouner Truth develops her "Ain't I a women?" speech

    "If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back , and get it right side up again!
    And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them. "
  • The Civil War dirupts sufferage activity as women,North and South, divert thier energies to "war work"

  • The 14th admendment is ratified

  • Lucy Stone,Henry Blackwell, and Julia Ward Howe orginize the AWSA

  • Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cadt Stanton founded the NWSA

  • Susan B. Anthony is arrested and brought to trial in NY for attempting to vote for Ulysses S. Grant

    Susan B. Anthony is arrested and brought to trial in NY for attempting to vote for Ulysses S. Grant
  • The NWSA and the AWSA are reunited to form NAWA

  • Jeannette Rankin of MA becomes first American women elected to represent her state in the U.S. House of Represantitives

    “I may be the first woman member of Congress,but I wont be the last”
  • 19th admendment ratified NAWSA accomplished victory and bnecame the center of the League of women voters

    19th admendment ratified NAWSA accomplished victory and bnecame the center of the League of women voters