Womens Suffrage

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    This was a major step towards womens equality. This basically gave women the rights to vote. African American women found it difficult to gain recognition of their problems.
  • Wyoming

    Wyoming women became the first in the nation to obtain the right to vote. In 1925 Mrs. Nellie Tayloe Ross became the first woman governor in the United States.
  • Illegal Voting

    Illegal Voting
    many women were punished for voting before the laws were passed such as Susan B. Anthony
  • Supreme Court Decision

    Supreme Court Decision
    The Act guaranteed that everyone, regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude, was entitled to the same treatment.
  • NAWSA Formed

    NAWSA Formed
    National American Woman Suffrage Association . This group helped pass women suffrage legislation At the State and local level
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    American suffragist and peace advocate. She became the president Of NAWSA in 1900. She led the campaign to win suffrage through an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. After the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment
  • Triange Shirtwaist Fire

    Triange Shirtwaist Fire
    was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city of New York and resulted in the fourth highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history.
  • New NAWSA Tactics

    New NAWSA Tactics
    Large suffrage marches and parades in 1915 helped bring the cause of woman suffrage back to the center. The NAWSA also shifted tactics, and in 1916 unified its chapters around efforts to push a suffrage Amendment in Congress.In 1915, Mabel Vernon and Sarah Bard Field and others traveled across the nation by automobile, carrying half a million signatures on a petition to Congress. The press took more notice of the "suffragettes."
  • More Radical Tactics

    More Radical Tactics
    The National Woman's Party militant tactics and steadfast lobbying, coupled with public support for imprisoned suffragists, forced President Woodrow Wilson to endorse a federal woman suffrage amendment
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    he United States Constitution prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920. This allowed women the right to vote in every state.