Women whose efforts have often been ignored in telling the story of America
Susan B. Anthony
A convention that discussed the social, civil, and religious condition and rights of a woman. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the leading figure of the early women's rights movement. Lucretia Mott was the one who had formed the idea of reforming the position of women in society. The Declaration of Sentiments is a document where it demands equality with men before law, in education and employment.
Sojourner Truth was an African-American abolitionist and women's rights activist. Her role was that she was an advocate for racial inequality and she exposed the important intersection of gender and race. "If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back." -Sojourner Truth
Susan B. Anthony was an American social reformer and women's rights activist who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement. Her role was that she was the pioneer crusader for the women suffrage movement and helped pave the way for the 19th amendment.
On August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment prohibits the states and the federal government form denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.
Women wanted other things changed besides Voting. They wanted to change racism, economic depression, sexual violence, and married women being a little more of a property to their husbands. They wanted emancipation for women, personal testimony, putting sex in the conversation, and protesting the double standard.