Womens suffrage

Women's Suffrage

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    This was the first meeting for women to discuss voting rights. Wmoen split over the issue of the 14th and 15th amendment.
  • Wyoming

    Women tried to convince state legislatures to grant women the right to vote and a acheived a victory in Wymoing.
  • Illegal Voting

    Illegal Voting
    Susan B. Anthony and other women attempted to vote at least 150 times in ten states and the Disrtict of Columbia.
  • Supreme Court Decision

    Supreme Court Decision
    Supreme Ruled that women were indeed citizens but then diened that citizensship automatically conferred the right to vote.
  • 1890 NAWSA Formed

    1890 NAWSA Formed
    After a few years States of Utah, colorado, and Idaho had also granted voting rights to women. The National American Women Suffrage Association formed.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Carrie was a women's suffrage leader who campaigned for the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution which gave U.S.women the right to vote in 1920.
  • Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

    Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
    The deadliest industrial diseaster in the history of the city of New York and resulted in the fourth highest loss of life form an industrial accdients in U.S. History.
  • New NAWSA Tactics

    New NAWSA Tactics
    Built alliances with local women's clubs as well as state and national groups, and even labor unions.
  • More Radical Tactics

    More Radical Tactics
    The government was recieving more money on the income tax than it had ever gained from tariffs.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Congress passed the Nineteenth Amendment, granting women the right to vote. The amendment won final ratification in August 1920- 72 years after women had first cnverted and demanded the vote at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848.