History of Womens Suffrage

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  • Pre-Civil War Suffrage

    When the right to vote was extended to more white men, many women began fighting for the right to vote.
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    Cady B. Stanton and Lucretia Mott gathered in New York, and Lucretia Mott's husband spoke on behalf of women, declaring that women deserve the right to vote. Stanton also presented the crowd with a Declaration of Sentiments, a document that was signed by both men and women asking for the right for women to vote.
  • 15th Amendment Passes

    15th Amendment Passes
    15th amendmentThe 15th amendment was passed to extend the right to vote to African-American men. Susan B. Anthony worked with Frederick Douglass in trying to include womens suffrage into the 15th amendment, however it was not passed with women's suffrage included.
  • Joining Sides

    Joining Sides
    In 1890, the American Woman Suffrage Association merged with the National American Woman Suffrage Association. They represented millions of women, and also held rallies, parades and protested.
  • Turning Up the Intensity

    In 1910, some states (Idaho and Utah) had already extended the right to vote to their women citizens. However, Susan B. Anthony called for an "all out blitz" until women won the right to vote. Caty Catt(NWSA) also called for women to not slow down until they won their right.
  • 19th Amendment was Ratified

    19th Amendment was Ratified
    Women finally won their right to vote when 3/4's of the house passed the 19th Amendment which extended the right to vote to women.