Chapter 19<br />Section 3<br />
Women Win the Vote<br />Seneca Falls Convention of 1848<br />Marked start of women’s rights movement<br />Elizabeth Cady S...
Women Vote in the West<br />Late 1800s<br />Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, & Idaho  allowed women to vote<br />Recognized women’...
Growing Support<br />1900s<br />Women’s suffrage grew<br />5 million women worked outside the home<br />Paid less, but wag...
The Nineteenth Amendment<br />Women right to vote<br />In some states it did not apply to federal elections<br />Call for ...
New Opportunities for Women<br />Women also struggled to gain access to jobs & education<br />Were refused licenses to pra...
Women’s Clubs<br />At First<br />Read books & sought ways to advance their knowledge<br />In time many became reformers<br...
Women Reformers<br />Progressive Era<br />Some women committed themselves to reform<br />Became social workers to help the...
Crusade Against Alcohol<br />1820s<br />Reform against alcohol abuse<br />Women took leading role<br />1874<br />Woman’s C...
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  1. 1. Chapter 19<br />Section 3<br />
  2. 2. Women Win the Vote<br />Seneca Falls Convention of 1848<br />Marked start of women’s rights movement<br />Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony<br />Formed National Woman Suffrage Association after C.W.<br />Wanted right for women to vote<br />
  3. 3. Women Vote in the West<br />Late 1800s<br />Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, & Idaho allowed women to vote<br />Recognized women’s contributions made to build farms & cities by allowing them to vote<br />1890<br />Wyoming applied for statehood<br />Congress wanted to bar women from voting<br />Wyoming lawmakers stood firm & was admitted with women being able to vote<br />
  4. 4. Growing Support<br />1900s<br />Women’s suffrage grew<br />5 million women worked outside the home<br />Paid less, but wages gave them some power <br />Demanded say in law making<br />Carrie Chapman Catt<br />Developed way to win suffrage state by state<br />Suffragists: people who worked for women’s rights to vote followed her plan<br />Efforts brought steady gains<br />
  5. 5. The Nineteenth Amendment<br />Women right to vote<br />In some states it did not apply to federal elections<br />Call for federal amendment to allow women to vote in all elections<br />Alice Paul<br />Met with President Wilson in 1913<br />Explained suffragists were committed to achieving a federal amendment<br />Wilson pledged support<br />1919<br />19th Amendment passed <br />Guaranteed women right to vote<br />August 1920<br />¾ of states ratified the amendment<br />19th Amendment<br />Doubled # of eligible voters<br />
  6. 6. New Opportunities for Women<br />Women also struggled to gain access to jobs & education<br />Were refused licenses to practice law or medicine<br />Higher Education<br />A few women managed to get higher education to enter a profession<br />1877<br />Boston University granted first Ph.D. to w woman<br />1900<br />1,000 women lawyers & 7,000 doctors<br />
  7. 7. Women’s Clubs<br />At First<br />Read books & sought ways to advance their knowledge<br />In time many became reformers<br />Raised money for libraries, schools, & parks<br />Pressed for laws to protect women & children, ensure pure food & drugs, and win the vote<br />African American women formed own clubs<br />National Association of Colored Women<br />Battled to end segregation & violence<br />Joined battle for suffrage<br />
  8. 8. Women Reformers<br />Progressive Era<br />Some women committed themselves to reform<br />Became social workers to help the poor<br />Florence Kelley<br />Investigated sweatshop conditions<br />Became chief factory inspector in Illinois<br />Main concern was child labor<br />Organized boycott of goods produced in factories employed by young children<br />
  9. 9. Crusade Against Alcohol<br />1820s<br />Reform against alcohol abuse<br />Women took leading role<br />1874<br />Woman’s Christian Temperance Union<br />Frances Willard became president<br />Spoke about evils of alcohol<br />Wanted state laws to ban sale of liquor<br />Worked to close saloons<br />Later joined suffrage movement w/ other WCTU members<br />Carry Nation<br />More radical temperance crusader<br />Husband died from heavy drinking<br />Often stormed into saloons swinging a hatchet & smashed beer kegs & liquor bottles<br />Actions gained publicity, but embarrassed WCTU<br />1917<br />18th Amendment passed by Congress<br />Enforced prohibition (a ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol<br />Ratified in 1919<br />

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