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Women's Suffrage

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Transcript of Women's Suffrage

Citations
Foreshadowing the Movement
During the Movement
Outcome of the Women's Suffrage
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton started the National Women's Association Movement in 1869

Association fought for women's right to vote during the 19th century

Theodore Roosevelt was known as the 'Champion for Suffrage' supported women's equal rights

1871-1872, 150 women attempted to vote in 10 states including Washington D.C., later they were arrested for voters fraud

1875 Supreme Court grants women citizenship in the U.S. but it was not a guarantee the right to vote

Smith and Wellesley college opened in 1875

Women fought the 14th and 15th amendment for colored women which helped get support for their own movement
1890, most mainstream and nationally visible pro-suffrage group

1880, 25% of women work outside of the homes

1880, women made half the wages made by a male counterpart

The suffrage movement created higher expectations for women.

There wouldn't have been Smith and Wellesley
Written by: Sam & Krys
1869- 1911
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Basic Information
What Life Would be like without the Women's Suffrage
Women's Suffrage
The Women's Suffrage was a time when women struggled for the same rights as men.

They thought they needed to be treated the same as well as the same responsibilities.

The leaders of this movement was Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Theodore Roosevelt was the number one supporter of the movement, known as the champion of the suffrage

1851 Cady and Anthony met for the first time
"History of Women's Suffrage | Scholastic.com." History of Women's Suffrage | Scholastic.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Sept. 2014. <http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/suff
"United States Constitution and Citizenship Day." : 19th Amendment. N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Sept. 2014. <http://www.usconstitutionday.us/p/19th-amendment.html>.
"The Constitution for Kids (4th-7th Grade) - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net." The Constitution for Kids (4th-7th Grade) - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Sept. 2014. <http://www.usconstitution.net/constkids4.ht
Until 1860, Woman had little education, no job, and were to stay at home with their families.
Before woman had any rights at all, they played a viral role in temperance clubs, religious movements, moral-reform societies, and anti-slavery organization
It allowed them to achieve a greater role in the society.

The Women's Suffrage Movement opened many doors for the women of American.
In 1865,Vassar College was the first female college in U.S.
"Life Before Series - Life Before Women's Suffrage." Welcome to the McHenry County Historical Society & Museum. http://www.mchsonline.org/Life_before_Series_Life_Before_Women%E2%80%99s_Suffrage (accessed October 2, 2014).
"Votes for Women: The National American Woman Suffrage Association." Votes for Women: The National American Woman Suffrage Association. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/naw/nawsa.html (accessed October 9, 2014).
"Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921." Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/naw/nawshome.html (accessed October 9, 2014).
"The National American Woman Suffrage Association." The National American Woman Suffrage Association. http://www.brynmawr.edu/library/exhibits/suffrage/nawsa.html (accessed October 9, 2014).
"National American Women's Suffrage Association." Open Collections Program: Women Working,. http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/nawsa.html (accessed October 8, 2014).
Women wouldn't have been official citizens of the U.S.

The 19th amendment would not have been ratified

Women would not have the right to vote in America

The percent of women working in the home would be a larger percent than in the workplace
"Effects of the Women's Suffrage Movement." Women's Suffrage Movement vs. Women's Rights Movement in the 1800s. http://thedevelopmentofwomensrights.weebly.com/effects-of-the-womens-suffrage-movement.html (accessed October 12, 2014).
Outcome of the Women's Suffrage
The National American Women's Suffrage Association was founded (NAWSA).
19th Amendment
19th Amendment guarantees all women the right to vote

Success took women decades of restless protests to accomplish their rights

1918, President Wilson transformed his position to a suporter of the amendment

House of Representative and Senate passed the amendment on May 21, 1919

1920, few supporters lived to see the amendment actually come true
"19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: Women's Right to Vote (1920)." Our Documents -. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Oct. 2014.
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