Progressive era By jud.warner Oct 19, 1850 First national women rights convention First womens convention takes place in Worcester, Mass. The convention attracts over 1,000 people May 19, 1890 NAWSA The National Women Suffrage Association and the American Women Suffrage Association merge. They formed the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Oct 19, 1893 Granting women voteing rights Colorado was the first state to adopt the amendment granting women the right to vote. many other states followed Oct 19, 1896 NACW The national association of colored women is formed. This brought together more than 100 black womens clubs Oct 19, 1903 WTUL The national womens trade union league is astablished. it improved working conditions and wages for women Oct 19, 1913 Congressional Union Alice Paul and Lucy Burns form the Congressional Union. it worked toward the passage of a federal amendment to give women the right to vote. Oct 19, 1916 Margret Sanger Margret sanger opened the first birth control clinic in Brooklyn, NY. the clinic was shut down 10 days later and sanger was arrested. Oct 19, 1919 Federal womens suffarage The federal womens suffarage amendment was introduced to congress. it was passed by the house of representatives and the senate Oct 19, 1920 Womens bueau of the department of labor The Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor is formed to collect information about women in the workforce. It also securred good working conditions for women Mar 2, 2022 Womens rights 68 women and 32 men sign a Declaration of Sentiments. Women and men were required under the law to be treated equal.