Presentation on theme: "Women’s roles began to transform with the onset of industrialization. These roles provided more opportunity for women."— Presentation transcript:
Women’s roles began to transform with the onset of industrialization. These roles provided more opportunity for women.
The Poor Many of the women in poor families and in poor communities found work in industry/factories These women were paid far less than the men that work in the same job. Higher Education All women colleges started to appear Vassar & Smith and Wellesley Brown, Harvard, & Columbia still refused to admit women, but opened separate colleges for women
Seneca Falls Convention Started in 1848 to give more rights to Blacks and Women (split over the 14 th and 15 th amendments because women left out) Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony Founded the National American Women’s Suffrage Association Suffrage Strategy -Push state legislatures to write laws allowing women to vote -Pursued court cases pushing their status as citizens entitled to vote -Pushed for a Constitutional Amendment allowing women the right to vote SUFFRAGE = THE RIGHT TO VOTE