Womens suffrage

Womens Suffrage

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    First suffrage convention for women. women split over voting of the fourteenth and fifteenth amendments
  • Wyoming

    They convinced the state legislature to give women the right to vote.
  • testing the fourteenth amendment.

    testing the fourteenth amendment.
    1872 Susan B. Anthony and other women tried to vote over 150 times in the states and district of columbia.
  • Supreme Court

    Supreme Court
    Women were ruled citizens but still denied the right to vote.
  • uniting of two goups

    uniting of two goups
    NAWSA was formed Anthony and Stanton then Stone and Howe were added (prominent leaders).
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    She became president of NAWSA.
  • Triangle Shirt Waist Factory.

    Triangle Shirt Waist Factory.
    The ranks grew when 146 workers mostly young women died in the fire and they pushed for reforms.
  • Successor returns

    Successor returns
    Carrie Chapman Catt returned and focused on oragnizatin, close ties between local, state and national workers; wide bass of support, cautious lobbying and ladylike behavior.
  • Congressional union

    Congressional union
    Lucy Paul organized a 24 hour picket of the White House, many women got arrested, jailed, and force fed when going on a hunger strike.
  • Voting

    Congress passed 19th amendment allowing women to vote.