No mention is made of the "right to vote".
Brought attention to the issue of women's suffrage.
Nobody could be held as a slave and African Americans got equal rights as whites. (Black men had a save privileges as white men but women still could not vote.)
Created by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.
Created by Lucy Stone
Forbids denying the vote on basis of race, color, or previously being a slave. Does not mention gender. Therefore, grants voting rights to all males.
in Rochester, NY
Called the Susan B Anthony amendment. Later changed and proposed again.
First state to give women legal right to vote. Women could vote in Wyoming before they could in any other present day state.
Formed by the merger of the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association.
Staged by Alice Paul and Lucy Burns
In New York City
First female congresswoman. She was elected before women were granted the right to vote by the federal government.
United States enters World War
Arrested for picketing the White House, after beginning hunger strike is committed to psychiatric ward.
Tennessee is the 26th state to approve the amendment.