womens sufferage

  • The first womens rights convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York

    the Seneca Falls Convention on women's rights was hosted by Lucretia Mott Mary Ann M'Clintock and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The convention was attended by 300 people including Fredrick douglass
  • first National Woman's Rights Convention was held in Worcester, Massachusetts.

    Appox 900 people attended the convention, most of the audience were male and delagates from 12 states
  • Sojourner Truth defends womens rights at a convention in Akron, Ohio

    Sojourner Truth went to a womens rights convention in Arkon, ohio, where she delivered the "Ain't I a Woman" speech.
  • Susan B. Anthony is aressted for trying to vote for Ulysses S. Grant in the presidential election

    Anthony was arrested for voting for the future president grant, by a US Marshal
  • Womens Suffrage Amendment (also known as the 19th amendment), is introduced to congress

    The idea of sufferage for women (also known as the 19th amendment) is presented to congress
  • The United States Senate voted on woman suffrage

    The united States senate votes on the future 19th amendment.
  • The NWSA and the AWSA are merged as the National American Woman Suffrage Association

    The NAWSA was formaly made up of the NWSA and the AWSA and the two groups merged to form what it is.
  • Susan B Anthony becomes presidents of the NAWSA

    Susan B Anthony becomes the second president and succeded against her competiter, Carrie Chapman Catt.
  • Colorado passed a referendum giving women the vote.

    The state of Colorado gave women in colorado the right to vote in 1893.
  • Utah and Idaho passed laws allowing women to vote

    Idaho and utah becomes the third and fourth states to allow women to vote.
  • About 5,000 paraded for womens suffrage up Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC.

    Abouy 5,000 activists paraded up Penn Ave in Washington DC for womens sufferage.
  • The Congressional Union breaks away from the NAWSA

    The Congressional Union , a radical organization formed in 1913, breacks away from the NAWSA
  • Carrie Chapman Catt is elected president of the NAWSA

    After been defeated by Susan B Anthony in 1893, Carrie Chapman Catt becomes president of the NAWSA.
  • The House of Representatives voted for the sufferage Amendment but the Senate failed to pass it.

    The House of Representatives voted for the newly proposed 19th amendment but didnt go through because the senate failed to pass it.
  • House of Representatives past the sufferage Amendment

    Again the House of Representatives sucessfullly past the sufferage Amendment
  • 19th amendment is ratified

    The 19th amendment is ratified between the states and is closer to allowing women to vote.
  • Equal Rights Amendment is introduced to Congress.

    The Equal Rights Amendment is introduce to congress but failed to because of the unsucessful attempts to ratified it.