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Daughters of Liberty
An organization formed by women prior to the American Revolution They got together to protest treatment of the colonies by their British Rulers
Wife of John Adams. During the Revolutionary War, she wrote letters to her husband describing life on the homefront. She urged her husband to remember America's women in the new government he was helping to create.
Seneca Falls Convention
This took place in upper state New York. Women of all ages and even some men went to discuss the rights and conditions of women. There, they wrote the Declaration of Sentiments, which among other things, tried to get women the right to vote.
Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments
At the women's rights convention where feminists met and argued that all men and women are created equal. Demanded voting rights for females
Susan B Anthony
(1820-1906) An early leader of the women's suffrage (right to vote) movement, co-founded the National Women's Suffrage Association with Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1869.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Co-founded the Women's Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York
First USA State to allow females to vote
a statement that is added to or revises or improves a proposal or document (a bill or constitution etc.)
extended the right to vote to all women in federal or state elections.
Women's right to vote
An individual who is not extreme, partisan, or radical.
a person who favors reform and the protection of civil liberties
Nonviolent refusal to obey an unjust law. Intended to influence government policy.
young woman in the 1920s who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking and acting
Nursing and teaching
most common jobs for women in the 1920s
To refer a case to a higher court
College in northern Ohio that was the first in the country to admit female students. (1837)
first woman aviator to fly solo nonstop across the Atlantic (1928)
Rosie the Riveter
symbol of American women who went to work in factories during the war
1st American woman to win the Nobel peace prize.(1931)
the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment
the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States(1920)
citizens cannot be denied the right to vote because of race, color , or previous condition of servitude
Lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 in USA
USA ruling that prohibits gender discrimination in any federally assisted educational program or activity
Roe v. wade
legalized abortion on the basis of a woman's right to privacy
the ideology that one gender is superior to the other
a set of principles granting greater freedom to men than to women, set of principles granting one group more freedom than another group
Equal Pay Act
requires men and women to be paid equally when they are doing equal work in the same organization. 1963
the invisible barrier that prevents women from advancing to the top jobs in organizations and politics.
radical suffragist who founded the National Women's Party and wrote the Equal Rights Amendment.
she organized a parade of 8,000 women in 1913 Washington D.C. with Alice Paul.
She led the Suffrage Parade in Washington, DC, draped in white robes and riding a huge white horse
Carrie Chapman Catta
a moderate women's reformer
1921 - founded American Birth Control League; which became Planned Parenthood in the 1940s. Advocated birth control awareness.
19th amendment ratified by 36 states
Suffrage Parade in Washington, DC
Seneca Falls Convention
Roe v. wade
36th state to approve the 19th
New Zealand: Women obtained the right to vote
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