Women And Women 's Suffrage

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The idea of women gaining the right to vote was one such of a tale. Men, and women never thought they would see the day where women were considered equal suffragists. Until August 18, 1920 when the nineteenth amendment was ratified into the United States Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony died before they could see the day where women would become equal. Carrie Chapman Catt worked hand in hand with Susan B. Anthony, and served as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA). Alice Paul served as a role model for women. She worked for women’s suffrage while in jail, and proved to her opponents, that the day where women could vote would come. Though these women did not always work together, working towards the same cause allowed them to accomplish their true dream: women’s suffrage.
July 19th, 1848 the Seneca Falls Convention was held in Seneca Falls, New York. This was the first women’s rights “gathering” that addressed the issues and conditions for women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton worked on the convention, and it began a bigger suffrage movement, than ever before. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony not only were two leading suffragists, but together they edited and published, the Revolution - a radical women 's newspaper (Harper). Working together didn’t only improve their belief of equal suffrage, but it helped for them to grow the knowledge of the issue. Together, they formed

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