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First Wave Feminism
Transcript of First Wave Feminism
1848 Seneca Falls, NY
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony
Alliances with political organizations, parties
Many women's rights issues
Sure route to suffrage: federal constitutional amendment
Did not support 15th Amendment
Only winning right to vote
Emphasized no political affiliation
Mostly state and local level
Supported 15th Amendment
Wyoming Territory gave women the right to vote!
U.S. Congress approved Wyoming's statehood, allowing it to keep women's suffrage
Colorado = 1st state to adopt women's suffrage by popular vote
"WELL DONE, Sister Suffragette!"
1920 - 19th Amendment
World War I
Women in the Great Depression
Traditional ideas of womanhood and spheres reinforced
A Pretty Cool Lady
But, women got to do some cool things, too.
Exhibit A: Dorothea Lange
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
Mississippi ratifies the 19th Amendment.
Women's Suffrage Parade
March 3, 1913
Lucy Stone organizes the first National Women's Rights Convention.
American Equal Rights Association
(AERA) is founded by Lucy Stone and Susan B. Anthony.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott meet in London at the World Anti-Slavery Convention.
Victoria Woodhull runs for President.
Judson alumna Frances Griffin speaks to legislators in Alabama on women's suffrage.
Carrie Chapman Catt
In 1912, Alice Paul returns from England and joins NAWSA.
A "New Woman"
A new look!
A new image!
Flapper = NOT a Victorian Woman
Women working at the Union Pacific Railroad Yard in Wyoming during World War I.