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  • 1. © 2004 By Default! Women’s Right’s Movement By: Samuel Gabriel Alex Alexander Jenny Gomez Jessie WaggA Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 1
  • 2. © 2004 By Default! Facts  When the United States Constitution was written, only white men had the right to vote. Women were not allowed to vote under the law.  Women also did not have many other rights such as the right to own property or to be educated for certain jobs.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 2
  • 3. © 2004 By Default! The traditional roles: Housewife Mother Limited education No political influence Women were prisoners in their own homes.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 3
  • 4. © 2004 By Default! The Education of Women: American girls learn to read and write at the Dame schools. They could attend the Masters schools for Boys when there was room. A Dame school was an early form of a private elementary school in English- speaking countries. They were usually taught by women and were often located in the home of the teacherA Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 4
  • 5. © 2004 By Default! Time line of women’s battles:1776 Abigail Adams writes to her husband, John Adams, asking him to "remember the ladies" in the new code of laws. Adams replies the men will fight the "despotism of the petticoat."1848 First Womens Rights convention in Seneca Fall, New York. Equal suffrage proposed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton After debate of so radical a notion, it is adopted.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 5
  • 6. © 2004 By Default! Time line of women’s battles: 1872 Susan B. Anthony and supporters arrested for voting. Anthonys sisters and 11 other women held for $500 bail. Anthony herself is held. 1876 On July 4, in Philadelphia, Susan B. Anthony reads The Declaration for the Rights of Women from a podium in front of the Liberty Bell. The crowd cheers. Later, the suffragists meet in the historic First Unitarian Church.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 6
  • 7. © 2004 By Default! Time line of women’s battles: 1878 Woman suffrage amendment first introduced in US Congress. 1920 The Nineteenth Amendment, called the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, is ratified by Tennessee on August 18. It becomes law on August 26A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 7
  • 8. © 2004 By Default!A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 8
  • 9. © 2004 By Default!The suffrage movement did not havemuch success in the beginning and it wouldbe almost 80 years before U.S. laws wouldbe changed. Many women and menworked very hard to bring about thesemuch needed changes in the law.Here are a few important people from the suffrage movement:A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 9
  • 10. © 2004 By Default! Important People of the Women/Suffrage Right’s MovementA Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 10
  • 11. © 2004 By Default! Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony was born February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts. She was brought up in a Quaker family with long activist traditions. Early in her life she developed a sense of justice.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 11
  • 12. © 2004 By Default! Elizabeth Cady StantonIn 1851 Stanton met Susan B.Anthony and for the next fiftyyears they worked together.Stanton wrote and gave speeches that calledfor the improvement of the legal and traditionalrights of women, and Anthony organized andcampaigned to achieve these goals.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 12
  • 13. © 2004 By Default! Lucretia Mott Lucretia Mott helped to organize and call together the first womens rights convention in Seneca Falls, New York in July of 1848.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 13
  • 14. © 2004 By Default!Sojourner Truth Truth became a speaker on womens rights issues after attending a Womens Rights Convention in 1850.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 14
  • 15. © 2004 By Default! Anna Howard Shawwas a doctor as well as the firstwoman Methodist MethodistMinister. She met Susan B.Anthony in 1888 and beganworking for women’s rights.She was the president of the NationalAmerican Women Suffrage Association(NAWSA) for 11 years.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 15
  • 16. © 2004 By Default!A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 16
  • 17. © 2004 By Default! Carrie Chapman CattCatt was president of the NAWSA when the19th amendment giving women the right tovote was passed in 1920.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 17
  • 18. © 2004 By Default! Esther Morriswas the first woman tohold public office in theUnited States. In 1870,she was appointed Justiceof the Peace (not withoutsome controversy) forSouth Pass City, WyomingTerritoryA Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 18
  • 19. © 2004 By Default!A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 19
  • 20. © 2004 By Default!The state of Tennessee was the 36thstate to approve the law. Their approvalgave the amendment the majority itneeded to become a law.Finally after years of hard work, the 19thAmendment was added to theConstitution of the United States inAugust of 1920.A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 20
  • 21. © 2004 By Default! Amendment XIX The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex. The End (but really just the beginning)A Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 21
  • 22. © 2004 By Default! Work Cited 1. www.MSN.com 4.www.HistoryChannel.com 5.www.infoplease.com 6.www.ibiblio.org 7.www.history.comA Free sample background from www.awesomebackgrounds.com Slide 22