Women Rights

Give them their votes

Womens Rights

  • only 95 years ago did women gain the right to vote
  • for a long time, while they did not have proper rights
  • they have have slowly been gaining their rights
  • the 19th amendment gave them the right to vote
  • many young girls and women were arrested for protesting to gain their rights
  • "The women of the country will keep the flame of liberty ablaze until complete victory assured" Young said
  • In 1776 New Jersey women were allowed to vote
  • 1848, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, First women's rights convention
  • 1916, Jeanette Rankin First women elected to the white house
  • 1932, Hattie Caraway is first women elected to Senate

  • the fist female ref was Sarah Thomas
  • Sandra Day O'Connor of Arizona was the fist female that was on the supreme court in 1981
  • in 1972 congress passes the equal rights
  • in 2007 congresswoman Nancy Pelosi of California was the first woman to serve as a speaker of the House