Presentation on theme: "Section 1 Suffrage Many progressives joined the movement to win voting rights for women."— Presentation transcript:
Section 1 Suffrage Many progressives joined the movement to win voting rights for women.
Section 1 Seneca Falls Convention 1848: first call for women suffrage: Post Civil War passage of 14 th & 15 th Amendment: Why give black men right to vote and not women? Susan B. Anthony & Elizabeth Cady Stanton form National Woman Suffrage Association Early Suffrage Movement The Woman Suffrage Movement
Section 1 Suffrage (cont.) Two organization develop with different ideas of how to accomplish goal −National Woman Suffrage Association; a constitutional amendment −American Woman Suffrage Association; state by state action; early successes in the new Western states Movement as a whole lacks mass support The Woman Suffrage Movement
Section 1 This split weakened the movement, and by 1900 only four states had granted women full voting rights. In 1890, the two groups united to form the National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA). Alice Paul left NAWSA and formed the National Woman’s Party so that she could use protests to confront Wilson on suffrage. Suffrage (cont.)
Section 1 In 1915 Carrie Chapman Catt became NAWSA’s leader and tried to mobilize the suffrage movement in one final nationwide push. Two Key events change public sentiment: 1.Treatment of jailed protestors 2.Role of women in society changes as result of WWI Suffrage (cont.)
Section 1 On August 26, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment went into effect. Suffrage (cont.) Woman Suffrage, 1869–1920