New York Women In The USA :
Changing Slavery In The USA
And Women’s Voting Rights
Mr. Lemere’s Class
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
• Elizabeth Stanton was born on November 12,1815 in Johnstown, New
• She was a woman suffragist, a writer, a distinguished lawyer, a state
assemblyman, and a congressman.
• Elizabeth married a gentleman named Henry Stanton.
• After Elizabeth married him , she started becoming a woman suffragist.
• She went to the first convention of women’s rights in 1848 in Seneca Falls.
• Elizabeth’s goals of woman voting rights were met by 1851.
• Elizabeth and Susan B. Anthony lead a movement to change women’s
rights of voting.
• Elizabeth lead a way to change the women’s voting rights.
• As Elizabeth got older, she got more and more medical problems which
made her die very soon.
• She died on October 26, 1902 in New York City, New York.
Amelia Jenks Bloomer
• Amelia Jenks Bloomer was born on May 27 1818 in Homer,
• She was a women’s right activist, fashion designer,
publisher, journalist and a governess.
• In 1840, Amelia married a gentleman named Dexter
Bloomer in Seneca Falls.
• In Seneca Falls, she went to the First Women’s Right
• She helped Emily Cady Stanton with woman’s suffrage.
• Amelia Bloomer was best known for wearing a special dress
which was named after her because she used to wear it a
• She died on December 30, 1884 in Council Bluffs, New York.
Susan B Anthony
• Susan B Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in
• She grew up in a Quaker family. Her father was involved in a fight
to end slavery. This is how she got involved into the social issues.
• She attended the anti-slavery conference in 1851, where she met
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and together they fought for women‘s right.
They started the Women’s New York State Temperance Society in
1852 and the New York State Women’s rights committee. While
campaigning for women’s rights, she also campaigned against
• She was a lecturer, a suffragist, an abolitionist, an author and a
• She died on March 13 1906 in Rochester, New York
• Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland
• Her early life was full of hardships; daily physical violence
was a part of life.
• She escaped from slavery in 1849, fleeing to Philadelphia
using the Underground Railroad to travel nearly 90 miles to
• With the help of this tunnel, she freed many slaves, but
when the slaves were again captured from
Philadelphia, she changed the direction of her tunnel to
Canada where there was no slavery.
• She was named as Moses for her leadership.
• She died on March 10, 1913 in Auburn, New York.
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