A Voice of Their Own

Womans Suffrage Movement By; Jenna Tangires

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Before and After

  • Before Woman's Suffrage Movement, woman could not vote
  • Only men that owned property could vote
  • Women wanted the right to vote
  • "All men are created equal"
  • After the Woman's Suffrage Movement all citizens could vote
  • Changed into "all Men and Women are created equal"
  • Women began to get more rights like education, property, and political
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Bad Romance Women's Suffrage

The Beginning, The Struggle, and The End

The Beginning- 1600's through the 1700's
  • 1650 law changed from all white men who owned property to just all white men could vote
  • Margaret Brent of Maryland, in 1667
  • 1700's colonial leaders thought all citizens should have a voice ion government, came form slogans like "No Taxation Without Representation"
  • 1776 July 4th US became independent
  • Constitution gave states more power to choice who can vote in their states
The Struggle- 1800's
  • after the reform movement suffrage movement picked up steam
  • woman gained more rights which led them to wonder why they couldn't have the right that mattered
  • 1830 all white men could vote
  • First appeal in 1848 Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton women's rights convention in Seneca Falls
  • declaration of sediments 1848 “all men AND WOMEN are created equal” changed
  • 15th amendment Black men could vote
  • 2 associations

- National Woman Suffrage Association. Led by Stanton and Susan B. Anthony more radical and extreme, goal was to amend the constituion

-American Woman Suffrage Association led by Lucy Stone ,her husband Henry Blackwell, Conservative goal was to individual states to each give woman the right

  • united in 1890 to for the National American Woman Suffrage Association
The End- The 1900s
  • New people Carrie Chapman Catt and Maud Wood Park, Lucy Burns, Alice Paul, and Stanton’s daughter Harriot E. Blatch
  • Marches and picketing protest, Paul and others chained themselves to the white house fence.
  • Wyoming 1869 entered union in 1890 first state with woman’s suffrage
  • Utah 1870 gave women the vote
  • Colorado 1893 gave women the vote
  • Idaho 1896 gave women the vote
  • By 1920 15 states had voted for women suffrage( most in the west) 12 others had just allowed it for presidential elections
  • August 1920 19th amendment passed
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Schoolhouse Rock - Women's Suffrage movement

“The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.” The 19th Ammendment

  • above is the 19th ammendment the result of the suffrage movment
  • The effects of this movement were excellent
  • protesters stuck to what they believed and persevered through and got results
  • faced strong opposition but in the end changed the world for the better
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Belief Systems - Assessment Question

Participants in the protests demonstrate their belief system through the protests by persevering . Even though they faced opposition the persevered through and never gave up or in other words stuck to what they believed and they got the results they wanted.


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