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Women's Suffrage In The 19th Century

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Women’s suffrage is the right of women to vote in elections. During the 19th century some rights were given to women in the United states. In August of 1920 the Nineteenth Amendment became part of the constitution saying that “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.”
The first women’s right convention was the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. The convention was ran by two women, Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, both of whom were active part of an anti slavery movement and met at one such convention. The National Women Suffrage Association(NWSA) was formed by Stanton and Susan Anthony for an amendment that would bring universal suffrage
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