Presentation on theme: "Tuesday, October 14, 2008 OBJECTIVES: 1. What role did the following people have in women’s suffrage in Tennessee? a. Anne Dallas Dudley b. Albert Roberts."— Presentation transcript:
Arrested for voting in the 1872 Presidential election. She asserted her 14 th Amendment right because, it provides that all “persons” born in the U.S. are “Citizens” who shall not be denied the “privileges” of citizenship.
1878 – Women’s Suffrage Amendment is first introduced to Congress stating “the rights of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of gender.
Alice Paul January 1917 to June 1919 more than one thousand different women picketed outside the White House every day and Night.
Anne Dallas Dudley Anne Dallas Dudley 1876-1955 President, Tennessee Equal Suffrage Association, Inc. - First President, Nashville Equal Suffrage League - Prominent statewide leader
We have a vision-a vision of a time when a woman's home will be the whole wide world, her children all those whose feet are bare, and her sisters all who need a helping hand: a vision of a new knighthood, of a new chivalry, when men will fight not only for women but for the rights of women."
1. A. one of Tennessee’s most influential leaders and campaigners of women’s suffrage. B. Governor of Tennessee who was responsible for calling a special session of the Tennessee legislature to consider the ratification of the 19 th amendment
` C. East Tennessee legislator who gave the deciding “yes” vote to ratify the 19 th amendment – Women’s Suffrage/Right to Vote 2.Term used for the 36 states that ratified the 19 th Amendment making it law, with Tennessee being the 36 th (August 26, 1920)