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Transcript of Women Suffrage
The Seneca Falls Convention was the first convention for women's rights
In the convention they adopted the Declaration of Sentiments, which was modeled after the U.S. Constitution and it granted rights for women In the beginning... women suffrage goes back all the way to the Revolutionary War
Many women fought for the rights of women
They did many things to get women rights
some of the more famous women were Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Alice Paul
They wanted men to know that women are just as equal as men
Suffragists were people who supported women's right to vote Photo of the movement Important leader in women suffrage movement :
Susan B. Anthony
(1820-1906) Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women Suffrage Movement Alice Paul -led the National American Women
Suffrage Association after Anthony
-from picketing in front of the
White House to imprisonment in jail,
she and her followers went through
hardships for the ratification of
the 19Th amendment. The National Women Suffrage Association supported the adoption of an amendment giving women suffrage and embrace other types of reforms Fought for equal pay for women teachers, for coeducation, and for college training for girls
Organized the first woman's temperance association, the Daughters of Temperance
Met Elizabeth Cady Stanton at a temperance meeting in 1851 and became a close personal friend
Anthony and Stanton organized the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1869 Theodore Roosevelt's Progressive (Bull Moose/Republican) Party becomes the first national political party to adopt a woman suffrage plank. Help from others How she contributed The Iron Jawed Angels Based off of a true event,
Alice Paul and NAWSA fulfilled
their main purpose,
the passing of the 19th Amendment. equal rights
the future generations By yours truly: Nicole Lopez
Alysa Zamudio Mrs. Rawson
per.3 Thanks for watching ! Hope you learned something new about this movement Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Image. Library of Congress. (2012). In American History. Retrieved December 19, 2012, from http://americanhistory.abc-clio.com/
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Women's Rights National Historical Park. (n.d.). U.S. National Park Service - Experience Your America. Retrieved December 19, 2012, from http://www.nps.gov/wori/historyculture/elizabeth-cady-stanton.htm Citations Why this matters? How She Contributed She wanted women to be able to vote, but she also focused on concerns like birth control, laws to prevent sexual and physical abuse, etc.
She held the first American meeting on women's rights and it was the Seneca Falls Convention
In the Seneca Falls Convention she drafted the Declaration of Sentiments
Stanton organized the Women's Loyal National League to launch a large petition for abolition
She was the first one to address a joint session of New York State Legislature in behalf of a women's property bill