How, if at all, have we progressed? Focus on Women (Annabelle, Mollie, MiaRose, Jazzy)
She wrote a letter to him saying "Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. . . If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation." - Abigail Adams
Women, and African Americans, had the right to vote but only in New Jersey. In 1807, state legislature took this away. Backtracking the progression of women's rights.
The Women's Rights idea came from Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. This movement was created from the Abolitionist movement.
A result of the women's convention, this Declaration was created so that it could it could very similar with the inclusion of women. "The pivotal first document of their revolutionary movement."
First women's convention. Started from the ideas of Lucretia Mott and and Elizabeth Cady Stanton after they couldn't be delegates at the Abolitionist Movement of 1840.
Susan B. Anthony went to New York to vote, she wanted to make a point that the 14th amendment tend to both men and women; however, she was arrested and found guilty. During court when the judge said "the prisoner has been tried according to the established forms of law." Susan B. Anthony made a good point when she said that those laws were "made by men, interpreted by men, administered by men, in favor of men, and against women."
Started after Susan B. Anthony went to jail and didn't get a fair trial. She talked about how her rights were taken away and she was below the status of a man. After this happen, the National American Woman Suffrage Association started, to stop the suffrage of women.
Women fought and earned the right to vote in 1919 when it was passed by Congress, the house of representatives, and the President. It was ratified in 1920.
The equal rights amendment was first introduced on the Seneca Falls 75th anniversary by Alice Paul. It has still not been added to the constitution but women fight everyday for this right to be added.