The Women’s
Suffrage started in 1848. The Women’s Suffrage was a very rough time and took a
long time to end. The very first gathering that was dedicated to the Women’s
rights in the United States was held on July 19th-20th, 1848. The Women’s
Suffrage movement lasted a couple of decades long, they had fought very hard to
win the right to let Women vote in the United States. It took about 100 years
for them to get that right. Once the movement had begun it was during the 1820s
and the 1830s, that most states had decided that they would increase the
franchise to all the white men, no matter how much money they already had. In
1848, there were a group of abolitionist activists, it was mainly women and
some men gathered at the Seneca Falls, New York to discuss Women’s rights. They
had got invited by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. Most of the people
at the Seneca Falls convention agreed that the American Women were also independent
individuals who deserved their own political identities just like anyone else
did. They even said that all men and women are created equal. During the 1850s
there was some steam about the Women’s right’s but they lost the momentum when
the civil war began. It was the year of 1869, they ended up forming a group
called the National Women Suffrage Association and they had began to fight for
the Universal Suffrage amendment to the U.S Constitution. After all that fight
it was on August 26th, 1920, the 19th amendment was finally
confirmed, saying that All American women, are just like men and deserve all
rights and responsibilities of citizenship just like they do. It was officially
passed by congress June 4, 1919 and ratified on August 18, 1920 when the 19th
amendment gave women the right to vote. This took nearly 70 years to happen. I
think that Women should have always had the right to vote, I feel like men and
women should have always been treated the same it wasn’t fair, men and women
are created equal and should be treated equal. There is not a race better than
another, all races are the same on the inside as they are on the out.