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“Passage”

 
 
"Passage" Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
1. "Passage" Monument
Inscription.

1776
Abigail Adams entreats her husband
to "remember the ladies".

1777
Women lose the right to vote in New York.

1780
Women lose the right to vote in Massachusetts.

1784
Women lose the right to vote in New Hampshire.

1787
The US Constitutional Convention gives
voting rights to all states. Women in all
states, except New Jersey lose the
right to vote.

1807
Women lose the right to vote in New Jersey.

1840
Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
barred from the World Anti-Slavery Convention
in England because of their sex.

1848
The first Women's Rights convention
is held in Seneca Falls,
James Mott presiding as chair.

1850
National women's rights conventions
begin to be held annually.

1866
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
form the American Equal Rights Association
to support universal suffrage.

1867
Fourteenth amendment passes Congress,
defining citizens as "male".

1869
Wyoming Territory grants women
the right to vote.

1870
Utah Territory grants women the
right to vote. 15th Amendment ratified,
granting black men the right to vote.

1878
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"Passage" Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
2. "Passage" Monument
federal amendment to grant women
the right to vote is introduced by
Senator A.A. Sargeant of California.

1887
Women in Utah lose the right to vote.

1895
Utah grants full franchise for women.

1896
Idaho grants full franchise for women.

1910
Washington State grants full franchise.
Max Eastman becomes a founder of the
Men's League for Women's Suffrage.

1911
California grants women the right to vote.

1912
Oregon, Arizona and Kansas
become full franchise states.

1913
Alaska Territory grants full right to vote,
Illinois grants rights for municipal and
presidential elections, but not state.

1914
Montana and Nevada enfranchise women.

1916
Jeanette Rankin is elected to the
House of Representatives from
the state of Montana.

November 6, 1917
New York approves women's right to vote.

1917
500 suffragists arrested for picketing
the White House, charged with obstructing
traffic. 168 of them served jail time.

1918
President Wilson lends support. Suffrage
amendment passes the House but
loses by 2 votes in the Senate.

1919
Michigan, South Dakota and Oklahoma
grant women the right to vote.

1920
19th Amendment

"Passage" Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
3. "Passage" Monument
Looking NW from rear of monument
Ratified.

[Statues read]
Max Eastman • James Mott • Frederick Douglass


 
Erected 2015.
 
Location. 42° 54.521′ N, 76° 47.652′ W. Marker is in Seneca Falls, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is at the intersection of Bayard Street and Spring Street, on the right when traveling east on Bayard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 East Bayard Street, Seneca Falls NY 13148, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. When Anthony Met Stanton (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Norman J. Gould (within shouting distance of this marker); The Flats (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Suffrage Park (about 700 feet away); Van Cleef Lake (about 700 feet away); Amelia Bloomer (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Seneca Falls (approx. ¼ mile away); Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Passage" dedication on YouTube. (Submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Women's Rights National Historical Park. (Submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
"Passage" Beginning image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
4. "Passage" Beginning

3. The Seneca Falls Convention: Setting the National Stage for Women’s Suffrage. (Submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Civil RightsPoliticsWomen
 
"Passage" End image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
5. "Passage" End
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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