Mississippi passes the first Married Woman's Property Act (1839)
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Lowell Female Labor Reform Association
"We will not go back into the mills to work unless our wages are continued."
The Seneca Falls Convention
They established the rights of women to enjoy the profits of their labor, to control real and personal property, to be parties to lawsuits and contracts, and to execute wills on their own behalf.
Female textile workers in Massachusetts organize the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association and demand a 10-hour workday. This was one of the first permanent labor associations for working women in the United States.
The convention also known as the first Woman's rights convention launched the Woman's rights suffrage in the US. The convention was held by Elizabeth Cady