women suffrage

Timeline created by nash.dillon
In History
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    first meeting for women to dicuse women voting rights. women at this meeting split on the 14th and 15th amendmernts
  • wyoming

    wyoming
    wyoming was the first state to let women vote. the women sued the state for the right to vote
  • illegal voting

    illegal voting
    women attempted to vote 150 times in ten states.the supreme court ruled that women were citizrns but they still could not vote
  • Supreme court decision

    Supreme court decision
    the Supreme court ruled that women were citizens but they were not allowed to vote
  • NAWSA formed

    NAWSA formed
    the National American Women Suffrage Association was formed to win womens rights to vote and reform.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    was the successor of Susan B. Anthony as presidant of NAWSA
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory cought fire and 149 women. upper and middle- class entered the public sphere.
  • New NAWSA Tactics

    New NAWSA Tactics
  • More Radical tactics

    More Radical tactics
    lucy burns and alice paul formed the National Womans Party. They pressured the government to pass suffrage amendments
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Congress passed the 19th amendment that granted women the right to vote.