History of womens fight for equal rights

Inthis faction formed a group called the National Woman Suffrage Association and began to fight for a universal-suffrage amendment to the U.

They take the changes completely in stride, as how life has always been. With the inclusion of Title IX in the Education Codes ofequal access to higher education and to professional schools became the law.

Affirmative action. Each of us puts in one little stone, and then you get a great mosaic at the end. New Haven: Yale University Press, Oxford University Press, Responding to these overtures, the House of Representatives initially passed a voting rights amendment on January 10,but the Senate did not follow suit before the end of the 65th Congress.

Much of the discussion has moved beyond the issue of equal rights and into territory that is controversial, even among feminists. Women are very active abolitionists but are rarely in leadership positions.

During this same time, thousands of young women on college campuses were playing active roles within the anti-war and civil rights movement.

Anthony, Lucy Stone, and Sojourner Truth traveled the country lecturing and organizing for the next forty years.

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History of the Women’s Rights Movement