Women's sufferage

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    First women's convintion to discuss women's rights. Women were split over the 14th and 15th amendments. Some thought these amendments should include women.
  • Wyoming

    Suffragist leaders tried three approaches to achieve their objective. They tried to convince state legislatures to grant women the right to vote. Women pursued court cases to test the 14th amendment. Women pushed for a national constitutional amendment to grant women the vote.
  • Illegal Voting

    Susan B. Anthony and other women tested that question by attempting to vote at least 150 times in 10 states and the District of Columbia.
  • Supreme Court Decision

    The Supreme Court ruled that women were citizen's but denied that citizenship automatically conferred the right to vote.
  • NAWSA formed

    The liquor industry feared that women would vote in support of prohibition. Textile industry worried that women would vote for restrictions on child labor.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    He was a member of NAWSA and concentrated on 5 tatics; painstaking organization, close ties, establishing wide base of support, cautious lobbying, and gracious ladylike behavior.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    A club for women to discuss child labor and temperance. 146 workers died in the fire, mostly young women.
  • New NAWSA Tactics

    painstaking organization, close ties between local, state and national workers, establishing a wide base of support, cautious lobbying, and gracious, ladylike behavior.
  • More Radical Tactics

    Alice Paul mounted round the clock picket line around the white house.
  • 19th amendment

    granted women the right to vote. the amendment won final radification in August 1920- 72 years after women had first convened and demanded the vote