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  1. 1. Women’s History in America 1800-1900 By: Jen Brunner
  2. 2. 1826 <ul><li>The first public high schools for girls open in New York and Boston. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1833 <ul><li>Oberlin College becomes the first coeducational college in the United States. In 1841, Oberlin awards the first academic degrees to three women. </li></ul>
  4. 4. 1837 <ul><li>The first National Female Anti-Slavery Convention meets in New York City. Eight-one women from twelve states attend. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1838 <ul><li>The first college for women is established in Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College. </li></ul>
  6. 6. 1844 <ul><li>The Lowell Female Labor Reform Association is formed and demands ten hour workdays for women. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1848 <ul><li>The first Women’s Rights Convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 1849 <ul><li>Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. </li></ul>
  9. 9. 1852 <ul><li>Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is published and sells 300,000 copies in the first year. It is a anti-slavery novel describing the inhumanity of slavery. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 1866 <ul><li>The American Equal Rights Association is founded by four women. </li></ul>
  11. 11. 1868 <ul><li>The 14th Amendment is ratified, granting all citizens protection of the Constitution against unjust state laws. It defines “citizens” and “voters” as “male”. </li></ul>
  12. 12. 1872 <ul><li>Susan B. Anthony is arrested for attempting to vote for Ulysses S. Grant. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 1878 <ul><li>A Women’s Suffrage Amendment is introduced to Congress by Senator A.A. Sargeant of California. In 1920, the 19th Amendment is ratified, allowing women the right to vote in federal elections. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 1890 <ul><li>The National American Women Suffrage Association established with Elizabeth Stanton as leader. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sources
  16. 16. Picture Sources <ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=5273012 & memlevel=A &a=a& q=19th %20century%20college& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=15 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=1& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=5265854 & memlevel=A &a=a& q=19th %20century%20school& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=15 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=5267172 & memlevel=A &a=a& q=19th %20century%20document& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=15 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=3035411 & memlevel=C &a=a& q=degree & k_mode=all & s=136 & e=150 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=10& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=2023774 & memlevel=C &a=a& q=equal %20rights& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=15 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=5264955 & memlevel=A &a=a& q=women %20vote& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=35 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=253684 & memlevel=C &a=a& q=men %20women%20graduation& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=6 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul>
  17. 17. Picture Sources <ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=204343 & memlevel=C &a=a& q=anti-slavery & k_mode=all & s=1 & e=22 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=5271388 & memlevel=A &a=a& q=women %20labor& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=35 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=4396281 & memlevel=A &a=a& q=harriet %20beecher%20stowe& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=35 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=205432 & memlevel=C &a=a& q=constitution & k_mode=all & s=36 & e=70 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=2& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=4274050 & memlevel=A &a=a& q=women %20convention& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=7 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid = </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.clipart.com/en/close-up? o=40176 & memlevel=C &a=a& q=Association %20women& k_mode=all & s=1 & e=6 &show=& c= &cid=& findincat= & g= &cc=&page=& k_exc= & pubid </li></ul>

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