Votes for women

Women's Suffrage

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    women split over the 14th and 15th amendment granting equal rights including the right to vote to AFrican American men, but women wernt included. Susan B. Anthony was part of the Women's Suffrage. Her and Elizabeth Cady Stanton found the National Women Suffrage Association and united with another group to make the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
  • Wyoming

    Suffrage leaders tried to achieve their goal in three ways. First, they tried to convinve the state legislatures to grant women their right to vote. they achieved this is Wyoming. Before thsi happened, women were in constant opposition. The liquor industry was afraid that they would vote for prohibition and the textile industry was afraid that they would vote for restrictios against child labor. And alot of men just feared the changing in womens roles. Now they can vote because of Wyoming.
  • Illegal Voting

    Illegal Voting
    Susan B. Anthony and other women attempted to vote at least 150 times in ten different states and the District of Columbia. Then the Supreme Court ruled that women were indeed citizens but still denied their right to vote because being a citizen didnt necessarily mean they could vote now. This was part of the one of their three ways to achieve their equal rights objective.
  • Supreme Court Decision

    Supreme Court Decision
    They ruled that women were infact citizens, but just because they were didn't mean they could vote. So they were denied that right still.
  • NAWSA Formed

    NAWSA Formed
    The National American Woman Suffrage Association, was formed when Anothony & Stanton found the National WomenSuffrage Association and united this with another group. Julia Ward Howe and Lucy Stone were also leaders.
  • More Radical Tactics

    More Radical Tactics
    Lucy Burns and Alice Paul formed their own radical organization. It was called the Congressionl Union. They pressured the government to pass a suffrage amendment. they formed a round-the-clock picket line around the Whitehouse.These efforts, and America’s involvement in World War I, finally made suffrage inevitable.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    This granted the women the right to vote. It won final ratification years after women convened and demanded the vote at Seneca Falls.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    146 workers, mostly women, some men died in a fire in New York City. This caused dangerous conditions, low wages, and long hours led many female industrial workers to push for reforms.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Women finally saw success come from three developments: incereased activism of local governments, the use of bold new strategies to build up enthusiasm fot he movement, and the rebirth o the national movement under Carrie Chapman.
  • New NAWSA Tactics

    New NAWSA Tactics
    Carrie Chapman was the president of this. After organizing New York's Women Suffrage PArty, she made 5 new tactics: painstaking organization; close ties between local, state, and national workers; establishing a widebase of support; cautious lobbying; and gracious ladylike behavior. Even though suffragists saw victories, the greater number of faiures led some suffragists to try more radical tactics.