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LaPorsha Warren US History Credit
In the beginning
First Women's right movement in New York in 1848
2 days of discussion
68 women and 32 men signed a Declaration of Sentiment, including Frederick Douglas
Declaration of Sentiment
Asked for moral, economic, and political equality for women
Allowed participation and representation in the government
Allowed equal rights to any job
Allowed women to be educated
Will be viewed as full citizens
National american woman's suffrage
Tried to protect women from abuse at work and unsafe conditions
1923, Alice Paul(leader of The National Womens Party) drafted and Equal Rights Amendment
Would guarantee "men and women have equal rights throughout the United States"
In 1991, 2 women apart of the US Senate
28 women in The House of Representatives
After the 2010 elections 17 female senators and 75 female representatives
2007 of January Nancy Pelosi the first woman selected to be Speaker of the House
2009 Sonia Sotomayor third woman Supreme court JUstice
Madeleine Albright first woman to be Secretary of State
Susan B. ANthony & Elizabeth Cady