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    RE- WOMEN RIGHTS DURING 1877- 1919

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    PLEASE STATE THE FOLLOWING TOPIC AT HAND IN DETAIL FOR COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING(WOMEN RIGHTS FROM 1877- 1919 )STATE THE ADVANCEMENTS AND CHANGES THAT AFFECTED WOMEN RIGHTS DURING THIS PERIOD. THANK YOU

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    Here is a timeline of events in women's rights from 1877-1919 and important figures w/ links for more information. Advancement and changes for your writing should be inferable from the events. Look for common threads between the events to understand them. I can't write an essay for you, which, judging by your number of credits, you may have wanted, but hopefully the time I'm spending looking these things up will be worth your money.

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    Important Figures:
    Elizabeth Caddy Stanton
    Susan B. Anthony
    Carrie Chapman Catt
    Lucy Burns
    Lucy Stone
    Alice Paul
    Sally Bard Field
    Sojourner Truth

    timeline from: http://www.amazoncastle.com/feminism/sufftime.shtml

    1877
    Helen Magill is the first woman to receive a Ph.D. at a U.S. school, a doctorate in Greek from Boston University.

    1878
    A Woman Suffrage Amendment is introduced in the United States Congress. The wording is unchanged in 1919, when the amendment finally passes both houses.

    1883
    Women in the Washington territory are granted full voting rights. Suffragists travel to Liverpool, where they formed the International Council of Women. At that meeting, the leaders of the National and American associations worked together, laying the foundation for a reconciliation between these two groups. Mary Hoyt earns the top score on the first civil service exam and becomes the first woman (and second person) appointed under this new merit system. She starts out as a clerk in a Treasury Dept.

    1884
    In the presidential contest of this year, Belva Ann Lockwood runs for president on the National Equal Rights Party ticket and a reform platform.

    1887
    A woman suffrage amendment was voted on in the Senate of the United States Congress first the first and only time during this century. It was defeated by a vote of 34 to 16. 25 senators were absent. Congress banned both polygamy and woman suffrage in the Utah territory and denied women their right to vote. However, Kansas women won the right to vote in municipal elections. And, Rhode Island becomes the first eastern state to vote on a women's suffrage referendum, but it does not pass.

    1889
    The work of educated women serving the Chicago poor at Hull House establishes social work as a paid profession for women.

    1890
    The NWSA and the AWSA are reunited as the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) under the leadership of Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) coalesces ...

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