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Standard 15, element D Describe the passage of the Eighteenth Amendment, establishing Prohibition, and the Nineteenth Amendment, establishing women’s suffrage.
Temperance/ Prohibition Movement alcohol to blame for society’s ills First, they tried to just limit availability, then eliminate all together Carrie Nation: she would enter saloons, smash bottles of liquor with a hatchet
18 th Amendment ratified in 1919, took effect in 1920 prohibited the making, selling, or transporting of any alcoholic beverage in the U.S. FAILURE The Amendment was extremely difficult to enforce so that by 1933, the 21 st Amendment was passed repealing the 18 th Amendment Why do you think the 18 Amendment was so difficult to enforce?
Women’s Suffrage Movement Susan B. Anthony (most recognized leader of the movement) with help from Elizabeth Cady Stanton, established the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) – other notable leaders: Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Paul, Lucy Burns Seneca Falls Convention (1848): stated “all men & women are created equal”
Nineteenth Amendment (1920) Women’s Suffrage: The right to vote Women’s suffrage movement groups originally tied their cause to that of African-American suffrage