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WOMEN’S RIGHTS MOVEMENT Lucy Stone Susan B. Anthony
The reform movement that took place in the mid 1800’s was spurred in large part from the revival caused by the Second Great Awakening. One striking feature of the reform movement was the overwhelming presence of women!
REFORM MOVEMENTS TEMPERENCE TEMPERENCE PRISON PRISON EDUCATION EDUCATION ABOLITION ABOLITION ORGANIZED WOMEN’S MOVEMENT ORGANIZED WOMEN’S MOVEMENT
THE SENECA FALLS CONVENTION 1848 Seneca Falls, New York 1848 Seneca Falls, New York Marked beginning of an Marked beginning of an organized Women’s Movement organized Women’s Movement “Declaration of Sentiments “Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions” and Resolutions” Stanton: Shocked everyone Stanton: Shocked everyone with her proposal that women with her proposal that women focus on gaining the right to vote. focus on gaining the right to vote.
THE SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT GOT OFF TO A SLOW START IN THE EARLY 1900s. EARLY 1900s. WOMEN SUFFRAGISTS WERE SEEN AS IMMORAL & UNFEMININE. WOMEN SUFFRAGISTS WERE SEEN AS IMMORAL & UNFEMININE. MANY SUPPORTERS WERE MANY SUPPORTERS WERE ALSO ABOLITIONISTS ALSO ABOLITIONISTS
TWO COMPETEING WOMEN’S ORGANIZATIONS 1. NATIONAL AMERICAN WOMAN SUFFRAGE ASSOCIATION - CARRIE CHAPMAN CATT 2. NATIONAL WOMAN’S PARTY PARTY - ALICE PAUL
EIGHTY YEARS AFTER SENECA FALLS THE 19 TH AMENDMENT WAS RATIFIED GIVING ALL AMERICAN WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE.