Presentation on theme: "The Early Women’s Movement From Seneca Falls to Suffrage 1848 — 1920."— Presentation transcript:
The Early Women’s Movement From Seneca Falls to Suffrage 1848 — 1920
Throughout early American history women are seen as virtuous protectors of American ideals - liberty, freedom and righteousness. Despite this women lack many legal rights during this time; they lack property rights, voting rights, the right to serve on juries, etc. The early Women’s Movement seeks equal rights to men both in the law and the workplace.
Important Dates 1848 — Women’s Rights convention, Seneca Falls, NY 1889 — Jane Adams founds Hull House in Chicago 1914 -18 — Women protest US entry into World War I 1919 — 19th Amendment passes 1919 — Temperance movement pushes the 20th Amendment prohibiting alcohol 1921 — Margaret Sanger founds the American Birth Control League
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Susan B. Anthony Jane Addams Carrie Nation Margaret Sanger Seneca Falls Convention Women’s Suffrage Hull House & Anti War Movement TemperanceBirth Control