1. Watch the clip2. Look for important ideas3. Compare thoughts with a partner4. Share ideas with the class
Timeline of the Suffragettes• 1848- Women’s Rights Convention-Seneca Falls, US• 1890- American Woman Suffrage Association• 1903- UK- Women’s Social and Political Union• 1906-1914- Vandalism, Riots, and Arrests Rock England• 1914-1918- World War 1- Differences in US and UK• Women Receive the Vote!
1848 2. 11. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, along with Lucretia Mott, are among the leaders of the first organized union for women’s rights.2. The convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York.
American Woman Suffrage Association • Officially formed in 1890 • Striving for women’s equality- in what areas, besides the vote, are women considered unequal?
1903- Women’s Social and Political Union Manchester, England- Pankhurst forms the WSPU. It was created with the intent to get more attention than previous efforts. It did just that… Emmeline Pankhurst- Founder of WSPU
1906-1914Vandalism, Riots and Arrests Rock London, England
WWI- Differences in US and UK United Kingdom United StatesWhile the world was at war American women used the warBritish women took a break from as a means to prove howthe Suffragette movement. They indispensible women are tofocused their efforts on aiding society. They continued to rallythe war as nurse, cooks, and for women’s rights in additionfactory workers. to war efforts.
Women Receive the Vote! • United States - 19th Amendment is passed on August 18, 1920. • United Kingdom - Women over 30 are allowed to vote in 1918. - All women of age were allowed to vote through the Representation of People Act, 1928 What do you think about putting an age restriction on voting?
Let’s Talk About It• What are the two images saying about the expectations of women?• Are men and women considered equal today?• What about the rest of the world? Are women still fighting for what we Americans call women’s rights?