Reform Movements

It Happens First in Kansas By: Suzanna Mosqueda

Women's Sufferage

  • Rights for women became an issue as early as the territorial period.

  • It took two years for the bill of the right to vote for women to pass.


  • After the civil war farmers found it more and more difficult to make a living.
  • Many farmers faced foreclosure.
  • After the change Kansas became friendlier to many of the populists ideas.