Women's suffrage in the United States, the legal right of women to vote in that
country, was established over the course of several decades, first in various
states and localities, sometimes on ...
The beginning of the fight for women's suffrage in the United States, which ...
where reformers hoped to start a ripple effect to win voting rights at the federal
level. .... 1918, but the Senate did not follow suit before the end of the 65th
The gathering would take place at the Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls on July
19 and ... a refined and educated woman of the time, did not move the assembly.
... “Suffrage,” he asserted, “is the power to choose rulers and make laws, and the
Find out more about the history of The Fight for Women's Suffrage, including
videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features ... The campaign for
women's suffrage began in earnest in the decades before the Civil War. ... Did
Yet the women's rights movement did not begin in a single place nor did it focus
... from the American Equal Rights Association and the New England Woman's
Suffrage ... This strategy of storming the polls began in 1870, resulting in
When World War I began in 1914, many suffrage organizations shifted their focus
to ... Other European countries did not grant women the right to vote until much ...
Western women bear the suffrage torch for their Eastern sisters in “The ...
Congress backs down, and Western states take the lead in giving women full
voting rights. .... but it had not effectively abolished slavery in all of the states–it
did not apply to ... when American wives took the place of their husbands working
in munitions ...
Militant political action among women began in Britain in 1903 with the formation
of the ... In 1890, Wyoming became the first state with women's suffrage. ...
Mexico City (1975); Copenhagen (1980); and Nairobi, Kenya (1985)—did the
Not until 1893, however, in New Zealand, did women achieve suffrage on the ...
As the pioneer suffragists began to withdraw from the movement because of age
The original 13 states pass laws that prohibit women from voting. ... the
confrontational tactics of the National Woman Suffrage Association and tied itself
closely .... women needed special protection that their male counterparts did not
need. .... As a result, federal agencies and contractors must take active measures
to ensure ...