Women's Suffrage

In The 1920's

What Is Women Suffrage?

Women Suffrage is the right for women to vote, and to stand for office. Women around the united states fought for their rights as u.s citizens. limited voting rights were gained by women in Sweden, Finland and some Western U.S states in the late 19th century. The first European country to introduce woman's suffrage was the Grand Duchy Of Finland, then part of the Russian Empire, which elected the worlds first female members of parliment in the 1907 parliamentary elections.

Women's Rights Convention

The National Women's Rights Convention was an annual series of meetings that increased the visibility of the early women's rights movement in the U.S. The first national Women's Rights Convention takes place in Worcester, Mass, attracting more than 1000 participants.