How, if at all, have we progressed? Focus on Women (Chloe, Sissy)
Women gain rights to divorce and there are all girl's schools opened
women's movement had become overshadowed by the abolitionist movement.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in Johnstown, New York. Her dad was dissapointed because his young son had died, and she wanted to prove to him that girls are just as good as boys
Raised in a progressive Quaker household, went to Quaker schools
Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton meet at this convention. Mott and her Quaker husband have been involved in the abolitionist movement for a while. The Stanton were recently married, and both avid abolitionists. They decided to organize a convention for women's rights. Uffelman, Minoa. "Seneca Falls Convention." American History, ABC-CLIO, 2017, americanhistory.abc-clio.com/Search/Display/252798. Accessed 16 Nov. 2017.
In Seneca falls. The attendees create the Declaration of Sentiments
met through Amelia Bloomer, Anthony originally hesitant in joining the Womens Movement, but Stanton convinced her
This right is taken away in a period of backtracking
Anthony casts a vote and is arrested. This form of protest brought attention to the women's rights movement
The rise of a new political party fighting for the passing of the 19th amendment, which would allow women to vote
Women gain the right to vote and participate in the goverment
This amendment would enforce equal rights between the sexes in the workforce, sports, ect.
Women's march in Washington DC