The History of Gender movements from the 1700s

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  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton using the Declaration of Independence as her guide, put on paper the Declaration of Sentiments listing eighteen charges and eleven resolutions making the loud and clear argument that woman had the natural right to equality as men in all areas. The Declaration of Sentiments would be presented at the convention on July twentieth and twenty first at the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Seneca Falls.
  • Elizabeth Blackwell

    Elizabeth Blackwell
    Elizabeth Blackwell after being turned down for entry to medical school, she was finally accepted to the Geneva Medical College and graduated at the top of her class proving to everyone that a woman could do anything in the world of medicine.
  • National American Woman’s Suffrage Association was formed

    The National Woman’s Suffrage Association and the American Woman’s Suffrage Association collaborated and formed the National American Woman’s Suffrage Association. The main goal was to lobby for woman’s voting rights on a state by state basis. Six years later, Colorado, Utah and Idaho became the first states to adopt amendments to their state’s constitution granting woman the right to vote.
  • The United Nations General Assembly adopted the most comprehensive, legally binding treaty on woman’s human rights.

    The treaty was designated as the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination. The first sixteen Articles called on states to take necessary and appropriate measures to ensure woman’s civil, political, economic ad cultural rights and their legal equality.
  • First Woman to fly into space.

    First Woman to fly into space.
    At age 27, Sally Ride was one of eight thousand applicants that applied to NASA to be an astronaut. Out of the Eight Thousand, thirty five were chosen with Sally being one of the thirty five. Nineteen Hundred and Seventy Seven, Sally Ride joined NASA and completed the extensive Astronaut training. Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Three, Sally Ride became the first American woman
  • Solveig Krey

    Norway was one of several countries that changed their policies and allowed woman to take part in combat roles in the military. To add a unique element, Norway
    was the very first country to allow woman to serve on their military submarines. Solveig Krey was the very first woman Norwegian Submarine Commander.
  • United States v Virginia

    The Supreme Court ruled that the Citadel and Virginia Military Institute had violated the Equal Protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution and they must open its doors to allow woman to apply for admission. If neither school complied, they would lose their public funding.
    The first female Cadet was admitted to the Virginia Military Institute one year later.
  • General Ann Dunwoody

    General Ann Dunwoody
    General Ann Dunwoody became the first woman in U.S. history be promoted to the rank of a Four Star General and received the nomination from President George W. Bush as well as confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as the next Commander of the U.S. Army Materiel Command.
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    Gender Movements from the 1700s