Women's Suffrage: An Example Of Freedom

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Another example of Americans becoming freer was women’s suffrage. Women’s suffrage is the right for women to vote in elections. The fight for women’s right to vote was nearly a 100 year battle. Many events took place to get to the 19th Amendment such as; in 1849 California became the first state to extend property rights to women, the first National Women’s Rights convention was in 1850, in 1866 the American Equal Rights Association was formed, in 1887 the first vote on women’s suffrage was taken to the Senate and then defeated, starting in 1890 the Progressive Era began and women entered pubic life, and finally the 19th Amendment was passed in 1919 and by 1920 women had complete voting rights. Women’s right to vote is an example of freedom
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