Unit 04: Gender (Lewis: Chloe, Sissy)

How, if at all, have we progressed? Focus on Women (Chloe, Sissy)


American Revolution

1776 - 1783

Women gain rights to divorce and there are all girl's schools opened

Backtracking period

1800 - 1850

women's movement had become overshadowed by the abolitionist movement.

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born

november 12, 1815

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

Susan B Anthony born Adams, Massachusetts

February 15, 1820

Raised in a progressive Quaker household, went to Quaker schools

World's Anti-Slavery Convention in London


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.

First Women's Rights convention

July 19, 1848 - July 20, 1848

In Seneca falls. The attendees create the Declaration of Sentiments

Nation Women's Rights convention



Susan B. Anthony meets Elizabeth Cady Stanton


met through Amelia Bloomer, Anthony originally hesitant in joining the Womens Movement, but Stanton convinced her

Separation of Women's Suffrage Movement


Wyoming gives women the right to vote


Utah gives women the right to vote


This right is taken away in a period of backtracking

Susan B. Anthony goes to Polls in NYC


Anthony casts a vote and is arrested. This form of protest brought attention to the women's rights movement

Alice Paul starts the National Women's Party


The rise of a new political party fighting for the passing of the 19th amendment, which would allow women to vote

19th amendment passed

August 18, 1920

Women gain the right to vote and participate in the goverment

Equal rights amendment introduced to congress


This amendment would enforce equal rights between the sexes in the workforce, sports, ect.

National Organization for Women


Indiana becomes 25th state to ratify ERA


Women's March

January 21, 2017

Women's march in Washington DC

American Presidents

George Washington

1789 - 1797

John Adams

1797 - 1801

Thomas Jefferson

1801 - 1809

James Madison

1809 - 1817

James Monroe

1817 - 1825

J. Quincy Adams

1825 - 1829

Andrew Jackson

1829 - 1837

M. Van Buren

1837 - 1841

William Harrison


John Tyler

April, 1841 - 1845

James Polk

1845 - 1849

Zachary Taylor

1849 - July, 1850

Millard Fillmore

1850 - 1853

Franklin Pierce

1853 - 1857

James Buchanan

1857 - 1861

Abraham Lincoln

1861 - 1865