Timeline of Women's Rights

Vistas English III A 2014

1769

woman could not earn their own property or keep their earnings.

1784

Hannah Adams is the first American woman to support herself by writing.

1840

Elizabeth Candy Stanton and Lucretia Mott, met at the World Anti- Slavery Convention in London

1848

Seneca Falls New York

1869

The National woman suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association merge

1872

Federal Grants woman equal pay

1872

Susan B. Anthony is arrested for attempting to vote

1872

Susan B. Anthony cast her first vote to test weather 14th amendment would be interpreted. Trial 1874

1890

Wyoming is first states to allow woman to vote

1920

the 19th Amendment is ratified, allowed woman the rights to vote in federal elections.