Women's Right Movement

  • 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.
  • National Woman Suffrage Association

    Susan Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association. Their goal was to achieve voting rights for women.
  • 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.
  • First Women's Suffrage Law

    Wyoming passes the first women's suffrage law. In 1869, women begin serving on juries.

    The National Women Suffrage Association and the American Women Suffrage Association came together to form NAWSA. It obtain voting rights for women.
  • National Association of Colored Women

    The National Association of Colored Women is formed. It brought more than 100 black women's clubs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 19th Amendment

    The 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. It was signed into law by Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby.