Women's Suffrage Movenment

  • Seneca Falls Convention

    Women split over the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendements, which granted equal rights including the right to vote to African American men, but excluded women.
  • Illegal Voting

    in 1871 and 1872, susan b. anthony and other women attempted to vote at least 150 times in ten states and the district of columbia. the supreme court ruled in 1875 that women were indeed citizens-but then denied that citizenship automatically conferred the right to vote.
  • Carry Nation and the WCTU

    members advanced their cause by entering saloons, singing, praying and urging saloonkeepers to stop selling alcohol. Began opening kindergartens for immigrants, visiting inmates in prison and asylums, and working for suffrage.
  • NAWSA Formed

    n 1869 anthony and elizabeth cady stanton had founded the national women suffrage association which united with another group in 1890 to become the national american woman suffrage association.
  • Carrie Chapman Catt

    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. Catt served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and was the founder of the League of Women Voters and the International Alliance of Women.
  • New NAWSA Tactics

    The NAWSA continued the work of both associations by becoming the parent organization of hundreds of smaller local and state groups,[2] and by helping to pass woman suffrage legislation at the state and local level. The NAWSA was the largest and most important suffrage organization in the United States, and was the primary promoter of women's right to vote. Like AWSA and NWSA before it, the NAWSA pushed for a constitutional amendment guaranteeing women's voting rights, and was instrumental in wi
  • 19th Amendement

    This amendment granted women the right to vote.