Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) 1890-1892
The newly-unified National American Woman Suffrage Association held its first convention in Washington, D.C., combining the AWSA and NWSA
an American women's rights organization formed in May 1890 as a unification of the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) and the American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA). It worked to gain women the right to vote through speeches and rallies.
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) 1892-1900
The NAWSA sent some lecturers to the World's Congress of Representative Women in Chicago. Lucy Stone and Susan B. Anthony spoke during the week-long event
Ida B. Wells was a black teacher. She helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW). The Group helped African-American Families who were less fortunate. They raised money to help educate African-American women, and even set up a day-care center system, to help protect and educate African-American children while there parents workeed
Florence Kelly Believed that unfair prices of goods made it harder for women to run a family. She Helped found the National Consumers League (NCL) to help with those costs. The NCL is still around today.
Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) 1900-1904
At the NAWSA convention in 1900, Maud Wood Park found out she was the youngest delegate at 29. Park to work to attract a younger group of women to the organization
Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) 1904-1915
Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) 1915-1920 2nd Term
it lost 204-174
Margret Sanger was one of 11 children. She believed that if mothers had less children, it would improve the health of themselves and the family. In 1916 she opened the nations first birth control clinic, but was jailed several times and was labeled as a "public nuisance". Federal Courts later ruled that Doctors were allowed to give out information on family planning.
the NAWSA finally has enough strength to fight for an amendment
for leading women's rights protests in D.C.
she is force fed by prison officials
he realizes that he needs to get their rights as a war measure
it was supported by President Wilson and passed two-thirds needed in the house but failed by two votes in the Senate on January 18, 1918. It was voted on again on February 10, 1919 and lost by one vote this time.
Another women's suffrage bill is passed by the house, it was passed with 42 extra votes
it was passed 56-25
The ban of Alcohol was started by the Women's Christian Temperance Union, who believed that alcohol led men to spend their money on liquor, and then neglect and abuse their family's and wives. The ban led to a rise of organized crime in the business of selling illegal alcohol.
Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan ratified the amendment in a few days. Other states followed until the amendment had been ratified by 35 of the necessary 36 states. After Washington on March 22, 1920, ratification stopped for months.
Tennessee narrowly ratified the 19th amendment, making it the final state needed to make it officially law. Giving women suffrage
After it was passed it become federal law in the U.S. by having 36 states ratify it.
Women are for the first time, able to exercise their right to vote in federal elections
After being jailed several times, and then being ruled in favor of in federal court, Sanger was able to Form the Birth-Control League to make the information more available to women.
some realized they needed female support to win an election
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