Woman Suffrage 1920
By, Sarah Gilley
woman who fought for rights
· Bella Abzug, for woman equal rights
· Involved in civil rights
· Held strike for peace for woman
· Wanted woman involved in the government
· National Women's Political Caucus(Betty Friedan, Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm)
* Shirley Chisholm was first black woman elected united states congress
* Maragant Brant was the first to demand to vote
* AWSA- american woman association
* Seneca falls N.Y
· 1878 19thamendment was introduced to congress tho failed to pass for the next 40 years
· 1919 they approved the amendment
· 1920 the amendment was ratified than became the 19thamendment
* Didn't begin gaining rights till late 1800's
· December 1869 woman won the vote in territory of Wyoming.
· Wyoming entered union as a woman suffrage state.
· Colorado adopted woman suffrage in 1893
· 1920 15 states, most in west have got voting opportunities for woman.
* men&woman were called for woman to have equal rights for education,property, voting.
* People who opposed woman suffrage thought woman didn’t have enough intelligence to vote