US History Social Reforms Storyboard

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By Matthew Peeples

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  • In 1769, the colonies decide to adopt the English system of government decreeing women cannot own property or make their own wages.
  • In 1777, the original 13 states pass laws that prohibit women from voting.
  • Honey, can you give me permission to own property?
  • In 1839, Mississippi becomes the first state to allow women to hold property with the consent of the husband.
  • Sure, you have my permission!
  • In 1826, the first public high school created for women was opened to turn them into "fit wives".
  • Why can't I choose to learn math?
  • Are you mad? A good wife does not need to know math!
  • In 1848, the Seneca Falls Convention gathers to protest against the discrimination of women.
  • WE WANT WOMEN'S RIGHTS!
  • In 1920, the 19th amendment finally gives women the right to vote.
  • Women now have the right to vote!
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