Women during the 1800's were supposed to stay home and do household chores like taking care of the children. They were seen as weaker than men.
Women decided that they wanted to get rid of the gender differences. Many women joined together for the women's right movement as well as other movements to help the country.
Susan B. Anthony
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Angelina and Anna Grimké
The Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention
At the Seneca Falls Convention, over 200 women joined together in Seneca Falls, New York. The goal of the convention was to talk about the social, religious, and civil conditions and rights of women.
At the second day of the Seneca Falls Convention, The Declaration of Sentiments and Grievances was signed by the assembly. The Declaration stated that women and men were created equal and women need to organize and petition for their rights.
The Declaration of Sentiments and Grievances
After the Seneca Falls Convention,there was a convention in Rochester New York, were there would be a convention annually to focus on the continusoly growing Women's Suffrage Movement.
Finally, after years of hard works, the 19th Amendment was finally passed in 1920, giving women the right to vote.