The first Women’s Rights Convention was held July 19-20, 1848, in Seneca Falls, New York. Actions there set the state for women’s activism for decades yet to come. At the heart was the goal of women being granted legal voting rights.
2020 marks the Centennial Anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which gave women the vote. Check out this fascinating journey of the history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. (For best viewing, click on the symbol in the upper right-hand corner of the graphic below. This will open the timeline in fullscreen.)