10 - Women's Fight-September 20

10 - Women's Fight-September 20 - Womens Fight For the...

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For the Right to Vote Women’s Fight
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Seneca Falls, NY 1848 First U.S. woman’s rights convention Declaration of Sentiments, 1848 Authored by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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Reconstruction Post-Civil War debates over black male suffrage Equal Rights Association 1866 Dedicated to fighting for suffrage for women and African American men “Now . . . all colored men know that the barriers that hedge your pathway on every side are most discouraging; I ask you, then, to remember the women by your side, and secure to them all you claim for yourselves.
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Injecting gender into the Constitution [W]hen the right to vote at any election for the choice of electors for President and Vice President of the United States, Representatives in Congress, the Executive and Judicial officers of a State, or the members of the The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude. (Section I, 15th Amendment)
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