Timeline of Women's Rights

Vistas English III A 2014

1769

Women were not allowed to own their own property or keep theirs earinings

July 19-20, 1848

The Seneca Falls wrote a document based on the declaration of independence telling that women are equal members of society.

July 14, 1849

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott Meet organized a women’s convention in London

1849

Women doctors are permitted to legally practice medicine for the first time.

1868

women lawyers are licensed the US.

1872

Susan B. Anthony was convicted of “unlawful voting” and tried on June 17-18, 1873.

1913

5,000 suffragist march in Washington D.C. for the women’s right movement.

1913

5,000 suffragist march in Washington D.C. for the women’s right movement.

1920

The 19th that gives women the right to vote was ratified in 1920.

1963

The equal pay act becomes federal law in 1963 that says employers must give equal pay for men and women performing the same job duties regardless of the race, color, religion, etc.