Woman Suffrage

  • Seneca Falls Meeting

    Seneca Falls Meeting
    First woman's rights convention in held in Seneca Falls, New York. 68 woman and 32 men sign a Declaration of Sentiments which sets the agenda for womens rights movement.
  • National Woman's Rights Convention

    National Woman's Rights Convention
    First National Woman's Rights Convention planned by Lucy Stone, Lucretia Mott and Abby Kelley is held in Worcester, Massachusetts. Drawing 1,000 people. The women's movement leaders gain national attention.
  • "The Revolution"

    "The Revolution"
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Parker Pillsbury publish the first edition of "The Revolution" which becomes very important to the womans movement. It's motto was "Men, their rights and nothing more; women, their rights and nothing less!"
  • Presidential election

    Presidential election
    172 women in Vineland, New Jersey cats ballots in a seperate box during presidential election. INspiring other people to do the same in the following years.
  • National Woman suffrage Assosiation

    National Woman suffrage Assosiation
    Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form National Woman Suffrage Association. In whoms primary goal is to acheive voting rights for woman.
  • American Woman Suffrage Association

    American Woman Suffrage Association
    Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell form the American Woman Suffrage Association. They focused mainly on gaining womans voting rights through the ammendments and individual state constitutions.
  • Wyoming

    The territory of Wyoming becomes the first state to allow full women suffrage. The following year woman begin serving on juries in Wyoming.
  • Susan B. Anthony

    Susan B. Anthony
    For casting a Ballot with 15 other woman Susan B. Anthony is arrested in New York.
  • Independence Hall

    Independence Hall
    Susan B. Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage disrupt the official Centennial program at Independence Hall in Philedelphia presenting the "Decleration of Rights for Women to Vice president Ferry,

    The National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Women Suffrage Association merge to form the National American Woman Suffrage Association.As the movements main agenda they moved from state to state holding campaigns to obtain voting rights for women.
  • parade

    The first suffrage parade is held in New York City, organized by the Women's Political Union
  • National Woman's Party

    National Woman's Party
    The National Woman's Party is founded by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. It was created to help the NAWSA. For the exclusive purpose of securing passage of a federal ammendment. Their eforts revive the dying issue.
  • Tennessee

    Tennessee becomes 36th state to pass to ratify the Ammendment. After a young state legislator casts the deiding vote.
  • WW1

    Carrie Chapman Catt president of NAWSA argues that the antion can no longer deny the right to vote to women who were helping with the war. They sold war bonds and organizing benefits. (during WW1)
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The Nineteenth Amendment was passed 1918 which gave woman full voting rights.