Women's Right Movement By Jennifer Nguyen Oct 19, 1848 Women's Right Convention In Seneca Falls, New York, there was a first women/s right convention. There was 68 women and 32 men sign the Declaration of Sediments. May 19, 1869 National Woman Suffrage Association Susan Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association. Their goal was to achieve voting rights for women. Nov 19, 1869 American Woman Suffrage Association Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell form the American Woman Suffrage Association. This group focuses on gaining voting rights for women through amendments to state consitutions. Dec 10, 1869 First Women's Suffrage Law Wyoming passes the first women's suffrage law. In 1869, women begin serving on juries. Oct 19, 1890 NAWSA The National Women Suffrage Association and the American Women Suffrage Association came together to form NAWSA. It obtain voting rights for women. Oct 19, 1896 National Association of Colored Women The National Association of Colored Women is formed. It brought more than 100 black women's clubs. Oct 19, 1913 Congressional Union Alice Paul and Lucy Burns form the Congressional Union. They work to gove women the right to vote. This group was later renamed the National Women's Party. Oct 19, 1916 First U.S. Birth Control Clinic In Brooklyn, New York, Margaret Sanger opens the first U.S. birth control clinic. It was shut down 10 days later and Margaret is arrested. Oct 19, 1919 Federal Woman Suffrage Amendment The federal woman suffrage amendment was written by Susan Anthony. It was introduced in Congress in 1878, and is passed by the House of Representatives. Aug 26, 1920 19th Amendment The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. It was signed into law by Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby.