Women's Suffrage

  • World Anti-Slavery Convention

    World Anti-Slavery Convention
    The World Anti-Slavery Convention is held in London. Two abolitionists Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Stanton were disallowed from participation. This makes them want to go home and start their own convention.
  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Seneca Falls Convention
    300 humans attend the first ever women's convention in Seneca Falls in New York. Stanton writes the Declaration of Sentiments. A bigger convention was later held in Rocheser.
  • American Equal Rights Convention

    American Equal Rights Convention
    The Eleventh National Women's Rights Convention was held in NYC. Lucretia Mott does something between suffragists and the American Anti-Slavery Association. Was renamed American Equal Rights Association.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    The 14th Amendment was passed, which allows former slaves to vote. It emphasized on the word "male" and that made Anthony and Stanton feel particularly angry.
  • National Woman Suffrage Association

    National Woman Suffrage Association
    Stanton and Anthony start the National Women Suffrage Association. Female membership only. It advocates for woman suffrage. Lucy Stone forms the American Woman Suffrage Association. This group allows men and supports the 15th Amendment.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th Amendment is passed. It said things in a gender-neutral language, implying that humans of any gender can vote. "Women who go to the polls to test he amendment are turned away."
  • Anthony's Arrest

    Anthony's Arrest
    Anthony was arrested in Rochester for illegal voting. She refused payment of carfare because she was "traveling under protest at the government's expense."
  • Women in Washington

    Women in Washington
    Women in Washington territory finally get full voting rights. Suffragist travel to Liverpool where they start the International Council of Women. Leaders of women groups and associations work together.
  • Parade of Women

    Parade of Women
    Alice forces 8000 women to march through Washington to show their will. She becomes leader of the CU.
  • Victory of Women

    Victory of Women
    Despite anti-suffragist attacks, women finally win full rights.