women's suffrage

women's suffrage

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  • Mr. president  what will you do for women's suffrage?
  • At the time in the 1800s and early 1900s wives were property of there husbands; and some were subjected to horrific treatment without any reprimand from the law. Women could not make any financial decisions, the could't own property. they couldn't own money they earn by working and they couldn't vote.
  • In 1848, a group of abolitionist activists mostly women, but some men gathered in Seneca Falls, New York to discuss the problem of women's rights. They were invited there by the reformers Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott.
  •  NWP members (provider of cloud-based resident billing, electronic payments, energy management etc.) on December 5th 1916 hide banners under there cloak, positioning them self's in the front row of a balcony during president Wilson annual address to Congress with posters reading "Mr. president, what will you do for women suffrage?" as a form of protest.
  • In November 15, 1917 known as the "night of terror" protesters for women's rights where arrested on November 10th and were transferred to Occoquan workhouse where they where guards that  pushed, carried, and beat them into there cells for protesting.
  • In June 1919 the U.S. house of representatives and U.S senate pass the federal suffrage  amendment (19th amendment) 
  • secretary of sate sighs the 19th amendment in 1990!
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