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1 Kathleen Evans, Robert Cortez U.S. History Mr. Bunch Period 2

2 Facts  woman suffrage movement began in 1848, when the first women’s rights convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York  In the 20th century leadership of the suffrage movement passed to two organizations witch were the NAWSA and the NWP  NAWSA - National American Woman Suffrage Association  NWP - National Woman’s Party  Women in the reform movement also worked on many issues related to sexuality, marriage, and childbirth (

3 Facts  In 1869, the women's suffrage movement split over the 15th Amendment, which granted the vote to black men, but not to women.  The founding of NAWSA marked an important step in the national fight for the right to vote, but most of the work was done on a local level.  Formed in 1890, NAWSA was the result of a merger between two rival factions ( (

4 Carrie Chapman Catt  She was the very first female news reporter in San Francisco in 1887  She joined Iowa Woman Suffrage Association for whom she worked as a professional writer and lecturer  Her name was Carrie Lane was born in Wisconsin in 1859 (

5 Ida B. Wells  She was born a slave in 1862 in Holly Springs  She became one of the founding members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the National Association for Colored Women (NACW) (

6 Alice Paul  She joined the woman suffrage movement while pursuing graduate studies in England  she was schooled in the militant tactics of Emmeline Pankhurst's Women's Social and Political Union  She was chairman of the NAWSA Congressional Committee (

7 Facts  By 1910, the battle for women's suffrage had become a mass movement  1916, NAWSA found itself on the conservative side of the movement  The opposing groups were organized in the late 1860s, partly as the result of a disagreement over strategy ( (

8 The 19 Amendment  The amendment guarantees all American women the right to vote  Some pursued a strategy of passing suffrage acts in each state--nine western states adopted woman suffrage legislation  Others challenged male-only voting laws in the courts. Militant suffragists used tactics such as parades, silent vigils, and hunger strikes  almost all of the major suffrage organizations were united behind the goal of a constitutional amendment (

9 Focus Question..?  How much of an impact did the NAWSA have?

10 Work Sited Page  "Votes for Women: Carrie Chapman Catt." American Memory from the Library of Congress - Home Page. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2013. <  "Alice Paul Is Born -" World History Project: Discover, Record and Share History with World History Project. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013..  "Women in the Progressive Era." National Women's History Museum - NWHM. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013..

11 Continue..  "Her Biography." Welcome to the Ida B. Wells Website. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013. < tent&view=article&id=47&It  "Open Collections Program: Women Working, National American Women's Suffrage Association." Harvard University Library: Open Collections Program: Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013..  "Featured Document: The 19th Amendment." National Archives and Records Administration. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2013. <  Werner, Emma J.. United States history: modern America. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2008. Print.

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