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Women's Right's Timeline
25 Oct 2017
First women's rights convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York
Declaration of Sentiments is signed by 68 women and 32 men
First Nation Women's Rights Convention happens in Massachusetts
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton form the National Woman Suffrage Association
Lucy Stone, Henry Blackwell, and others form the American Woman Suffrage Association.
The territory of Wyoming passes the first women's suffrage law. The following year, women begin serving on juries in the territory.
The National Women Suffrage Association and the American Women Suffrage Association merge to form the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)
Colorado is the first state to adopt an amendment granting women the right to vote.
The National Association of Colored Women is formed, bringing together more than 100 black women's clubs
The National Women's Trade Union League (WTUL) is established to advocate for improved wages and working conditions for women
The federal woman suffrage amendment, originally written by Susan B. Anthony and introduced in Congress in 1878, is passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate. It is then sent to the states for ratification.
The 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote, is signed into law by Secretary of State.
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