Women rights in usa

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Women’s Rights In 19Th Century

Throughout history, women have been discriminated against by the men, making her believe that is worthless than a man.
Women have been fighting for their rights and enforce them as the great pillar that women are for society and mankind, but this fight hasn’t been easy because man attached numerous obstacles so that wasn’t possible but with big efforts has beenmade great advances in gender equality, although there is so much to do.
“Behind a good man is a great woman” – This is a very true statement because sometimes behind this successful man is the education that his mother gave him, and his mother is a woman or his wife that is the support of this unbeaten man and also his wife is woman.
As we know women are mainly responsible that everything runsto perfection ins society and even thought when man is successful, there is always a good and successful woman behind him, because women are the engines of men, they are encourage men to be better every day, to overcome and of course make a good men.
Women were tired of the difference of opportunities that existed between them and the men, as no matter if you were doing that work better than theman simply because of being man they gave them the job. It was believed that the women only served to stay at home and have children.
But with the past of time women would prove that that was incorrect, women can do so many things with very successful results. We can be doctor as better than a man, we can drive a car, fly a plane, operate machinery just like men.
We only mention a few reasonswhy women must be treated like every man and have the same rights. That is why in 19th century there were several important movements in the U.S.A for the fight of women rights, which movements were going to be the key to the rights women have today.
The first document of American Feminism was the Declaration of Sentiments which was signed on July 19th, 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York. It wassigned after 2 days of debate by 68 women and 32 men. This document was drafted by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. It was based on the American Declaration of Independence. The Declaration of Sentiments demanded equality between man and woman before the law, in the education and employment. There also was the first pronouncement demanding the women right to vote. (http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0875901.html)The first National Women’s Rights Convection was held in Brinley, Worcester, Massachusetts on October 23th and 24th, 1850. “They are absolutely equal in their rights to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—in their rights to do, and to be, individually and socially. All they are capable of…” these are the word that Abby H. Price said in this Convention.(http://www.nps.gov/wori/historyculture/more-womens-rights-conventions.htm)
On May 1869, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton created the National Woman Suffrage Association in which the principal objective was to achieve voting rights for women by incomes of a Congressional amendment to the Constitution of United Sates. (http://www.infoplease.com/spot/womenstimeline1.html)
Months later, on November Lucy Stone, HenryBlackwell and other people formed the American Woman Suffrage Association but this assembly only focuses on gaining the right for women to vote through amendments to individual state Constitutions. (http://www.infoplease.com/spot/womenstimeline1.html)
But on December 10th this Associations were able to obtain that Wyoming gave the women their right to elect their president. Wyoming was the first statethat passed the first women’s suffrage law. The next year women began to participate on juries in the same territory. (http://www.infoplease.com/spot/womenstimeline1.html)
On 1890 The National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association that were the principal suffrage organizations in the U.S.A in this century combined effort because the necessity to keep the cause...
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