11 terms

Women's Movement


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19th Amendment
Gave women the right to vote
Elizabeth C. Stanton
the seneca falls declaration of sentiments and resolutions
Abigail Adams
John Adam's wife, she appealed to her husband to protect the rights of women
Lucretia Mott
A Quaker who attended an anti-slavery convention in 1840 and her party of women was not recognized. She and Stanton called the first women's right convention in New York in 1848
person who wanted to end slavery
Margaret Fuller
a journalist, critic, and women's rights activist associated with the American transcendental movement. She was the first full-time female book reviewer in journalism. Her book Woman in the Nineteenth Century is considered the first major feminist work in the United States.
Seneca Falls Convention
(1848) the first national women's rights convention at which the Declaration of Sentiments was written
Sojourner Truth
..., United States abolitionist and feminist who was freed from slavery and became a leading advocate of the abolition of slavery and for the rights of women (1797-1883)
Right to vote
Susan B. Anthony
a leader of the women's suffrage movement and the temperance movement.
Women's Movement
Spurred by increasing employment and increasing numbers of educated wome

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