Womens's Suffrage Movement

  • Susan B. Anthony

    A leading proponent of women suffrage.
    Founder of National Women Suffrage Association (NWSA) with Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
  • Illegal Voting

    Susan B. Anthony and other women tested that question by attempting to vote at least 150 times in ten states and the District of Columbia
  • Carry Nation and the WCTU

    Transformed by Frances Willard.
    They advanced their cause by entering saloons, singing, praying, and urging saloonkeepers to stop alcohol.
    They followed Willard's "do everything" slogan and began opening kindergartens for immigrants.
    The efforts at prohibition led to trouble with immigrants groups.
  • NAWSA Formed

    United with the NWSA Prominent leaders were Lucy Stone and Julia Ward Howe.
  • Carrie Champan Catt and New NAWSA Tactics

    Carrie Champan Catt resumed presidency of the NAWSA.
    She concentrated on five tactics gracious ladylike behavior and cautoius lobbying.
  • 19th Amendment

    The congress passed it, which granted women the right to vote.
    Won final ratification in August 1920-72.