Abigail Adams entreats her husband
to "remember the ladies".
Women lose the right to vote in New York.
Women lose the right to vote in Massachusetts.
Women lose the right to vote in New Hampshire.
The US Constitutional Convention gives
voting rights to all states. Women in all
states, except New Jersey lose the
right to vote.
Women lose the right to vote in New Jersey.
Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
barred from the World Anti-Slavery Convention
in England because of their sex.
The first Women's Rights convention
is held in Seneca Falls,
James Mott presiding as chair.
National women's rights conventions
begin to be held annually.
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton
form the American Equal Rights Association
to support universal suffrage.
Fourteenth amendment passes Congress,
defining citizens as "male".
Wyoming Territory grants women
the right to vote.
Utah Territory grants women the
right to vote. 15th Amendment ratified,
granting black men the right to vote.
the right to vote is introduced by
Senator A.A. Sargeant of California.
Women in Utah lose the right to vote.
Utah grants full franchise for women.
Idaho grants full franchise for women.
Washington State grants full franchise.
Max Eastman becomes a founder of the
Men's League for Women's Suffrage.
California grants women the right to vote.
Oregon, Arizona and Kansas
become full franchise states.
Alaska Territory grants full right to vote,
Illinois grants rights for municipal and
presidential elections, but not state.
Montana and Nevada enfranchise women.
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.
500 suffragists arrested for picketing
the White House, charged with obstructing
traffic. 168 of them served jail time.
President Wilson lends support. Suffrage
amendment passes the House but
loses by 2 votes in the Senate.
Michigan, South Dakota and Oklahoma
grant women the right to vote.
Max Eastman • James Mott • Frederick Douglass
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.)
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 Rights • Politics • Women •
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