“The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality.”
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815 – 1902) was an American suffragist, social activist, abolitionist and early leader of the women’s rights movement. Stanton helped write the Declaration of Sentiments – a document modeled after the Declaration of Independence – that offered examples of how men oppressed women, such as:
The Declaration of Sentiments called for social and legal changes to elevate a woman’s place in society.
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The United States presidential election on November 2, 1920 was the first election in which American women had the right to vote since the ratification of the 19th amendment on August 18, 1920. Achieving this milestone was a long and arduous struggle.Beginning in the 1800s, women organized,...
On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment to the Constitution was passed and ratified, ending national Prohibition (repealing the 18th Amendment). What you may not know is that in 1929, an organization known as the Women’s Organization for National Prohibition Reform (WONPR), founded by Pauline...
"I never doubted that equal rights was the right direction. Most reforms, most problems are complicated. But to me there is nothing complicated about ordinary equality."A feminist, suffragist and warrior for equality, Alice Paul (1885-1977) dedicated her life to women's rights. She was a major...