Timeline of Four Major Events of the Women's Movement

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Timeline of Four Major Events of the Woman's Movement and Commentary Explaining How Each of These Four Events are Interrelated I. Timeline of Four Major Events of the Woman's Movement 1848 Five women to include a young housewife and mother named Elizabeth Cady Stanton discuss the plight of women in America while having tea one day. Within the same week, these five women organized a two-day convention, which took place in Seneca Falls, New York, which discussed the rights of women and mend under the law as it related to women's voting rights. 1869 Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association and Lucy Stone and other women formed the American Woman Suffrage Association. 1913 Alice Paul and Lucy Burns form the Congressional Union that was focused on a federal law on giving women the right to vote. 1917 The members of the Congressional Union, later known as the National Women's Party, picketed the White House for women's right to vote and many of them were arrested. Source: Imbornoni (2012) II. How These Events Are Connected Each of the events cited in the timeline above are inextricably linked to one another as each of these events served to drive the United States laws and regulations toward the ultimate goal of allowing women the right to vote in elections in the United States. It all began with a conversation over tea in 1848 when five women who discussed the problem decided to take action towards a resolution

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