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Unit 6, Lecture 3 The Women’s Suffrage Movement. Mr. Smith 8 th grade U.S. History November 19 th & 20 th , 2012. Barriers to Women Reformers. Lucretia Mott & Elizabeth Cady Stanton Attended World Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840 They were denied the opportunity to speak

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unit 6 lecture 3 the women s suffrage movement

Unit 6, Lecture 3The Women’s Suffrage Movement

Mr. Smith

8th grade U.S. History

November 19th & 20th, 2012

barriers to women reformers
Barriers to Women Reformers
  • Lucretia Mott & Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    • Attended World Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840
    • They were denied the opportunity to speak
    • Keynote speaker, David Lloyd Garrison, refused to speak at the convention to show support that women should be allowed the same opportunity.
  • Most people, including many women, felt the woman’s place was out of sight in public life
barriers to women reformers cont
Barriers to Women Reformers (CONT)
  • Few legal rights existed to women in the 1800s. They could not…
    • Vote
    • Sit on juries
    • Hold public offices
    • Manage property previously owned when they remarried
    • Dictate where money they earned would be spent
  • Stanton & Mott made up their mind that upon returning to America, they would hold a convention for women’s rights
the seneca falls convention
The Seneca Falls Convention
  • July 19th & 20th, 1848
    • Seneca Falls Convention
      • Between 100-300 women and men were in attendance (including Frederick Douglass)
  • “All men are created equal”  “All men and women are created equal”
  • A huge list of complaints demanding resolutions were read
  • Every resolution won unanimous approval except suffrage
    • Suffrage – the right to vote
the seneca falls convention cont
The Seneca Falls Convention (CONT)
  • Stanton and Douglass continued to fight for the resolution
  • The resolution over suffrage would win by a slim margin
  • The women’s rights movement would be highly ridiculed throughout America.
    • Many married female participants would suffer physical violence at the hands of their spouse because of ‘shame’ and ridicule brought in their direction
continuing mott stanton s work
Continuing Mott & Stanton’s Work
  • Sojourner Truth spoke at a convention for women’s right in Ohio
  • Maria Mitchell founded the Association for the Advancement of Women
    • First woman elected to the American Academy of Arts & Scientists
  • Susan B. Anthony took the women’s movement and built it into an organization
continuing mott stanton s work cont
Continuing Mott & Stanton’s Work (CONT)
  • Believed a women was entitled to the funds she brought into a marriage and earned on her own.
  • She also fought for women’s suffrage, going to jail several times for attempting to vote.