Presentation on theme: "Women’s Suffrage timeline 1821: Emma Hart Willard founded the Troy Female Seminary in New York. This was the first school for girls. 1836: Abolitionist."— Presentation transcript:
Women’s Suffrage timeline 1821: Emma Hart Willard founded the Troy Female Seminary in New York. This was the first school for girls. 1836: Abolitionist and Women’s Right advocate, Sara Grimke starts speaking out about women’s rights, Male abolitionist silenced her. 1837: 81 delegates attend the first National Female Ant-Slavery convention in New York. 1844: The Lowell Female Labor Reform Union is organized by female textile workers and it is demanded that they have a 10-hour work day. 1861-1865: The suffrage movement was disrupted so the women could do “war work” during the Civil war. 1866:The American Equal Rights Association was formed, this helped white and black women and men, founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. All members had the same goal, Universal Suffrage. 1869: The Women’s Rights was split into two separate groups, one was more active and outgoing, this was founded by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. The other was a more conservative and quiet group founded by Lucy Stone, Henry Blackwell, and Julia Ward Howe. 1870-1875: Many women go to court to try to secure the right to vote by using the fourteenth amendment and all fail. 1872: Susan B.Anthony attempts to vote for Ulysses S. Grant, she is arrested and tried, Also at this time Sojourner Truth demanded to vote and was only turned away at the ballot.
Timeline continued… 1874: One of the most important contributions to the women’s suffrage was the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), it was founded by Annie Whittenmyer and Frances Willard was the head of the Organization. 1878: The first women’s suffrage amendment is introduced to congress, but the decision is still they same, the amendment is denied. 1890: The two women’s rights groups unite again under the leadership of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 1912: Theodore Roosevelt is the first president to support Women’s Suffrage 1920: On August 26, the congress passes the nineteenth amendment, this give women suffrage
Questions 1.Who founded the supporting organization? 2.What was the 19 th amendment, and when was it passed?
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