19th Amendment - Courtney Monson

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  • Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

    Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are denied access to the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London. This situation leads to the first Women's Rights Convention in the United States.
  • The First Womens Rights Convention is held

    The first womens rights convention was held in Senca Falls, NY. 68 women and 32 men started the women's rights movement. The movement was wanting equal treatment of men and women under the law and voting rights for women.
  • Married Woman’s Property Bill Passes

    The Married Woman’s Property Bill now allows women to sue, be sued, make contracts, inherit and own their own property. This is a huge stepping stone in the Women's Rights movement towards womens voting rights.
  • 15th Amendment Passes

    The 15th Amendment was passed in which it gave voting rights to black MEN. Women petition to be included into the amendment rights but were denied. This leads to the New England Women Sufferage Association to be formed.
  • The National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association is formed

    Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton led the National Woman Suffrage Association, and Lucy Stone led the American Woman Suffrage Association. These grouped were formed to help push an amendment to the US constitution to grant all women the right to vote. In the 1890 these groups combined to be the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
  • Susan B. Anthony Votes

    Susan B. Anthony along with some of her followers try to vote in the presidential election for Ulysses S. Grant . Not only were there votes denied, they were all arrested. The women were held on $500 bail except Susan Anthony who was held with $1000 bail. The following year Anthony was denied a trial and lost her case resulting in an additional $100 plus costs.
  • Susan B. Anthony proposes the amendment

    Susan B Anthony alogn with Elizabeth Candy Stanton proposed a the 19th amendment law. Approved by 2/3 of both House of Representatives and Senate the was sent to be ratified to the states. This is the first step into allowing women to vote.
  • States Ratify the 19th Amendments

    States Ratify the 19th Amendments
    Colorado was the first state to pass the amendment. Utah and Idaho followed in 1896. Washington in 1910. California 1911, Oregon, Kansas, and Arizona 1912, Alaska and Illinois 1913, Montana and Nevada 1914, New York 1917; Michigan, South Dakota, and Oklahoma 1918.
  • Almost all Women Sufferage Groups are United, Women is granted in some states.

    Almost all Women Sufferage Groups are United, Women  is granted in some states.
    Women Sufferage groups combine to help the main goal of natioinal womens sufferage go into place and an amendment to be passed. 1917 New York adopted womens sufferage causing president Wilson to support womens sufferage and propose an amendment in 1918. In 1919 the House of Representatives passed the amendment, and 2 weeks later, the Senate also passed it.
  • The 19th Amendment is passed

    The 19th Amendment is passed
    Brinbridge Colby was the Secretary of State that signed the 19th Amendment to the Constitiution, into law allowing women of hte United States the right to vote. Tennessee was the last state to ratify the amendment earlier that year and was the 36th state to ratify. That gave two-thirds the vote of the ratification process so it was passed.