Woman's Suffrage

What It Is

What Began Woman's Suffrage?

1848: The first woman's rights convention was held in Sencea Falls, New York. It Lasted two days and after it was over 68 woman and 32 men signed a Declaration of Sentiments which set the agenda for the womb's rights movement.

National Woman Suffrage Association

1869: The National Woman Suffrage Association is formed by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton with their primary goal being to achieve voting rights for woman.

Important People of Women's Suffrage

Becoming A Law

In August of 1920 Congress added the 19th amendment which made women's rights a reality, endings women's suffrage and giving women the right to vote.