Women's Suffrage

By lewistl
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    The Seneca Falls Convention helped bring the US closer to achieving women's suffrage by splitting the women over the 14th and 15th amendment. These amendments granted equeal rights including the right to vote for African American men, but excluded women. The neglegence of women is the reason why the National American Women Suffrage (NAWSA).
  • Wyoming

    The territory of Wyoming was a progressive step in women's suffrage because they achieved their first victory in this state. Women can now vote in Wyoming.
  • Illegal Voting

    Illegal Voting
    Illegal voting became a big prooblem. Susan B. Anthony and other women tried to vote at least 150 times in ten states! Many got arrested and they fined Susan $100 but she refused to be pay.
  • Supreme Court Decision

    Supreme Court Decision
    The decision of the Supreme Court was a very big blow for the women's suffrage movement in that it ruled women were indeed citizens, but just because they were citizens doesn't mean they had the right to vote.
  • NAWSA Formed

    NAWSA Formed
    The National American Woman Suffrage Association was led by Susan B. Anthony, Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Julia Ward Howe. Theis organization was formed to be a coalition for all women wanting to have a voice in politics. This began the fear of the changing role of women in society.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Catt was a very influential women during women's suffrage. She was Susan B. Anthony's successor and served from 1900-1904 and then resumed her position in 1915.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    After the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire accident, women's ranks grew and many middle and upper-class women joined the public-sphere. Women knew they needed to speak up for the women who died in that tragic accident so they soon began to get a voice.
  • New NAWSA tactics

    New NAWSA tactics
    They focused on 5 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

    More Radical Tactics
    Lucy Burns and Alice Paul formed the Congressional Union (now known as the National Woman's Party) which was a more radical organization. This group pressured the federal government to pass a suffrage amendment, and eventually created a round-the-clock picket line around the White House. hese efforts made suffrage inevitable.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Congress finally approved voting for women!!!!!