Women Rights

By rhubie1
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    Women Rights

  • Education

    Oberlin College in Ohio, began admittng women and men. Later more colleges started doing the same.
  • Greater political force

    Women were finding more opportunities for education and employment.
  • NWSA was formed

  • Changing opportunities in higher education

    About 20 percent of all colleges were women.
  • Susan B. Anthony

    She tested the law because she went to go vote in different states got arrested because womens couldnt vote, denied to pay her fee couldn't speak on her behalf in court but the judge didn't imprison her for refusing to pay the fine meaning she couldn't go to higher courts.
  • NWSA vs. NACW

    NWSA focused on winning the right to vote on a state-by-state basis and aligned theirselves with the Republican Party
  • Supreme Court rule

    They ruled that even though women were citizens, citizenship did not give them the right to vote.
  • Middle Class edu. expanding

    Women in middle class worked as teachers, nurses, bookkeepers, typists, secretaries, and shop clerks
  • WCTU

    Frances Willard headed the Women Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) from 1879-1898. Willard made the union a powerful force for temperanace and for the rights of women
  • NACW

    The national Association of Colored Women was found.This was formed because African American women wasn't welcome in most reform organizations. So they created they own.
  • Employment opportunities

    The census counted 11,207 female artists, up from 412 in 1870 and 2,193 female journalists up from a mere 35 some three decades before.
  • Prohibition movement

    Ban on making, selling, and distriuting alcoholic beverages. People believe alcohol was often responsible for crime, pverty, and violence against women and children
  • Rise of women education opportunities

    The number of women in college in 1970 increased to more than one-third. More women attendinng college at this time were memebers of middle or upper classes
  • A.M.A

    The American Medical Association started admiting women members.
  • NACW memebers

    By 1916 the organization had more than 100,000 members including antilynching activist Ida B. Wells- Barnett, and Margaret Murray Washington of the Tuskegee Institute and Harriet Tubman
  • Eighteenth Amendment

    This amendment prohitied the manufacture, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages.
  • Eighteeth Amendment

    This amendment was repealed