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Womens Rights Timeline
David's Stupid Project
11 Oct 2017
All states pass laws which take away women’s right to vote.
United States Constitution changed the terms person, people, and electors. Meaning the interpretation to include men and women.
The Mississippi granted women to hold property with their husband's permission.
300 women and men signed the Declaration of Sentiments. This was a plea to end discrimination against women in society.
Wyoming grants all women the right to vote in all elections.
The U.S. Constitution is ratified in the 19th amendment which says “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”
National Woman’s Party proposes Constitutional Amendment: “Men and women shall have equal rights throughout the United States and in every place subject to its jurisdiction. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”
Susan B. Anthony dies.
The 15th Amendment receives final ratification, saying “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” which means women are not excluded from the vote.
Susan B. Anthony was born.
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