NWSA was formed in 1869, and was worked towards changing the Fifteenth Amendment to allowing women to vote as well (Foner and Garraty). Overall, Stanton enjoyed stirring up publicly and being radical. “She was the first woman in the United States to declare herself a candidate for Congress, even when she couldn’t vote” (Cooper). Elizabeth Cady Stanton wanted to set an example for women to aspire to be, and it changed the
Carrie Chapman Catt will go down in history as one of the most influential women because she influenced many women during America’s encountering of women 's suffrage. Catt was an influential women’s rights activist who committed during her life to helping women fight for what they deserved and proved that women are equal to men.
It wasn’t until 1893 in New Zealand that women achieved the right to vote on a national level; Australia followed in 1902. American women didn’t win the right to vote until after World War I (Women’s Suffrage, 2011). The campaign in America for women’s suffrage began in earnest before the Civil War. Reform groups were thriving all over the country, including temperance clubs, religi... ... middle of paper ... ...esult was a world event that changed the face of politics in America. The right to vote politically empowered women in the United States and recognized the importance of their voice as citizens.
The 19th Amendment and the Suffrage movement gave women for the better life in the society. Works Cited 19th Amendment. (n.d.). 19th Amendment. Retrieved January 20, 2014, http://kids.laws.com/19th-amendment 19th Amendment: Giving Women the Right to Vote.
It made it possible for women to get voting rights and it made it possible for women to continue to gain equal rights today. The Women’s Rights Movement created different opportunities for them. It made it possible for them to vote, promote the increase in women’s pay, and have equal power men are able to have. This movement brought women together to fight for the rights they deserved. Women had hope for equal rights, they began lecturing, marching, and writing to achieve what the American women were fighting for (Gordon, Ann D.).
There has been so much progress in the liberation of women. The National Organization for Women in 1966 and the Equal Rights Amendment Ratification Council in 1973 are both organization for the well being of women. While the political and economic issues are still a work in progress so are women’s reproductive rights. In the 1920s when Sanger first introduced the notion of birth control and a woman’s right to choice the topic still stands as a common debate among many male politicians. The Women’s Movement has come so far in the last hundred years with the help from many women like Esther Peterson, Betty Friedan, Casey Hayden and Mary King.
This movement is formed for giving women the right to vote, and the team which led this movement is named as “American national woman suffrage association.” The women’s rights movement was first held in Seneca Falls in the year 1848, and after two days from the start of the movemen... ... middle of paper ... ... encouraged many women to participate in this protests and helped a lot supporters to gain their results. By lot of struggle by the women’s suffrage, the movement helped many women to gain rights to vote and they even achieved many rights in every law. This movement had changed the United States government and helped them to enhance power within their country(Cooney, n.d.). By their help in development of country became more beneficial and also enriched in many rituals and traditions. This allowed many women to get more freedom and has equal rights.
In 1869 Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton formed the National woman suffrage association to work for the movement on the federal level and to press for a more drastic institutional changes. Lucy Stone and Julia Ward formed the American Women Suffrage Association which aimed to secure the ballot throughout the state 's legislature. The two groups run by the four women finally joined in 1890 united together under the name of the National American Woman Suffrage Association
Betty’s passion for supporting women’s rights began during the 1940’s and 1950’s when she became apart of a group of supporters who campaigned against racism and women’s rights. She also published many articles for newspapers that focused on the issues of women’s rights. Betty Friedan wrote a book titled, The Feminine Mystique, which focused on the roles of women in society. Her book was remarkably successful. In 1966, Friedan took part in creating the National Organization for Women in order to create equality for all females.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage, and Lucy Stone traveled for the next forty years lecturing on the Women’s Rights Movement where the right to vote became the main issue they wanted to focus on first (“History of the Women’s Rights Movement”). Women thought that if the right to vote was granted to male immigrants that could barely speak English, they should be able to vote as well. This campaign took many d... ... middle of paper ... ...role to society and the Progressive Era shows exactly how vital they are to the United States today. Most of the energy from activist was put towards the suffrage movement, but it helped develop other changes in the lives of women. Access to higher education became more available as educational institutes began to open their doors to women so they had the opportunity to receive the same level of education as men.