Change Brought About by the Women's Movement

1651 Words7 Pages
The Changed of the Women’s Movement that Causes Little Change The women’s movement of the 1960s and 1970s was a movement was a movement that led to their equality and rights. American women were limited from family life to workplace and were expected to follow one path. They are a capable of anything, but they were discriminated against male because they were thought to have no potential for working. Even though women weren’t equal as men, the women’s movement helped lead them to equality because they wanted equal pay for work, no discrimination and access to birth control. From the 1800s to 1900s, women were campaigning for their equality because they wanted to be equal and be a part of the world. In 1840, the abolitionist movement questioned whether women should be equal or not. The American Anti-Slavery Society supported African American in full participation in the abolitionist movement while some american rejected it because they doesn’t want the slave to be apart of the movement.On July 1848, there was a Seneca Falls Convention, where women demanded for their right to vote. They protested the mistreated of women in social, economic, political, and religious life. In 1863 Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton organized a Women’s National loyal League to support and petition the thirteenth amendment that outlawed slavery (Strauss”. At the same years they campaign for full citizenships for women and people of color

More about Change Brought About by the Women's Movement

Open Document