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First Wave Feminism

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Mary Amelia Taylor

on 7 January 2015

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Transcript of First Wave Feminism

First Wave Feminism
Zero Wave
1848 Seneca Falls, NY
1848
1869
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony
Women only
Alliances with political organizations, parties
Many women's rights issues
Sure route to suffrage: federal constitutional amendment
Did not support 15th Amendment
Lucy Stone
Only winning right to vote
Emphasized no political affiliation
Mostly state and local level
Supported 15th Amendment
NWSA
AWSA
1890
1869
Wyoming Territory gave women the right to vote!
1890
U.S. Congress approved Wyoming's statehood, allowing it to keep women's suffrage
NWSA
AWSA
NAWSA
+
1893
Colorado = 1st state to adopt women's suffrage by popular vote
"WELL DONE, Sister Suffragette!"
1920 - 19th Amendment
1920
1920-1929
1914-1918
World War I

1929
Women in the Great Depression
Traditional ideas of womanhood and spheres reinforced
A Pretty Cool Lady
Eleanor Roosevelt
But, women got to do some cool things, too.
Exhibit A: Dorothea Lange
Works Progress Administration (WPA)
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
1984
Mississippi ratifies the 19th Amendment.
Wesleyan Chapel
1913
Women's Suffrage Parade
March 3, 1913
1917
1850
Lucy Stone organizes the first National Women's Rights Convention.
1866
American Equal Rights Association
(AERA) is founded by Lucy Stone and Susan B. Anthony.
1840
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott meet in London at the World Anti-Slavery Convention.
1872
Victoria Woodhull runs for President.
Judson alumna Frances Griffin speaks to legislators in Alabama on women's suffrage.
1901
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
Piety
Purity
Submission
Domesticity
Women working at the Union Pacific Railroad Yard in Wyoming during World War I.
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