By: Lindsay, Saige, and Mia
19th Amendment - Ratified August 18, 1920
Wyoming became the first state to offer women's suffrage laws
The 1960's movement focused on dismantling workplace, access to better jobs, salries, etc
Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell created the American Women Suffrage Association. They believed that pressuring the state governments was the most effective route
Stone and Blackwell’s group actively lobbied state governments.
By 1910, most states west of the Mississippi had granted full suffrage to women.
States of the Midwest at least permitted women to vote in at least Presidential elections.
In 1917, New York and Arkansas permitted women to vote and momentum shifted towards suffrage.
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