Womens suffrage

Timeline created by Jmayer6
In History
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    First meeting that women discussed voting, talking about the 14th 15th amendment.
  • Wyoming

    Wyoming
    Every woman of the age of twenty-one years, residing in this Territory, may at every election to be holden under the law thereof, cast her vote.
  • Illegal Voting

    Illegal Voting
    Susan B. Anthony in trial for illegal voting, she was later on in 1873 guilty for a federal crime for voting withouth the right to vote.
  • Supreme Court Decision

    Supreme Court Decision
    The Civil Rights Act of 1875 was a United States federal law proposed by Senator in 1870. The act was passed by Congress in February, 1875. The Act guaranteed that everyone, regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude, was entitled to the same treatment
  • NAWSA

    NAWSA
    (The National American Women Suffrage Association) Its strategy was to push for suffrage at the state level, believing that state-by-state support would eventually force the federal government to pass the amendment.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    From 1890 to 1900 an organizer for the National American Woman Suffrage Association, she became its president in 1900. She led the campaign to win suffrage through an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    Resulted in the fourth highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history. The fire caused the deaths of 146 garment workers, who died from the fire, smoke inhalation, or falling to their deaths. ( ALL WOMEN)
  • New NAWSA Tactics

    New NAWSA Tactics
    Large suffrage marches and parades in 1915 helped bring the cause of woman suffrage back to the center. The NAWSA also shifted tactics, and in 1916 unified its chapters around efforts to push a suffrage Amendment in Congress.In 1915, Mabel Vernon and Sarah Bard Field and others traveled across the nation by automobile, carrying half a million signatures on a petition to Congress. The press took more notice of the "suffragettes."
  • More Radical Tactics

    More Radical Tactics
    The National Woman's Party militant tactics and steadfast lobbying, coupled with public support for imprisoned suffragists, forced President Woodrow Wilson to endorse a federal woman suffrage amendment
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    the United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920. This allowed women the right to vote in every state.