Women's Suffrage

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In History
  • Seneca Falls Convetion

    Seneca Falls Convetion
    First meeting for women to discuss voting rights. Women split over the issue of the 14th and 15th Amendments
  • Wyoming

    Achieved victory in the territory of Wyoming and by 1890's Utah, Colorado, and Idaho had also granted votimg rights to women.
  • Illegal Voting

    Illegal Voting
    Pursued court cases to test the Fourteenth Amendment. They pushed for national constitutional amendment to grant women to vote. Improvmed treatment of workers.
  • Supreme Court Decision

    Supreme Court Decision
    Smith and Wellsley Colleges allowed women to go to school. They weer still expected to do their domestic roles but were given the chance to have a good education.
  • NAWSA Formed

    NAWSA Formed
    Women suffrage faced constant opposition. Many men simply feared the changing role of women in society.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Organized New York's Women Suffrage Party. President of NAWSA.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    Womens clubes were very strong, and they addressed issues such as temperence or child labor.
  • !9th Amendment

    !9th Amendment
    Granted women the right to vote. Win final ratification in August 1920- 72 years after women had first convened and demanded the vote at the Seneca Fallls convention in 1848