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What Happened at the Seneca Falls Convention? | History

What Happened at the Seneca Falls Convention? | History

The Seneca Falls Convention. The 1848 Seneca Falls Convention was the very first women’s rights convention in the United States, kicking off a decades long struggle for gender equality. Here, we’ll tell the story of the Seneca Falls Convention and its lasting legacy– a story that started with a tea party. But we’ll get into …

History of 1920’s

History of 1920’s

History of the 1920’s. The 1920’s fashion era for women resembled a more free-spirited modernist era. Representative of the Roaring 20’s that took place from 1920 to 1929. What help spark this era occurred on August 26, 1920 when women were given the right to vote. This gave women more freedom and independence which allowed …

Iranian Women’s History

Iranian Women’s History

[TEXT: From poets] [TEXT: to pilots.] [TEXT: Iranian women once enjoyed freedom and equal opportunity.] [TEXT: Mahnaz Afkhami became Iran’s first minister for women’s affairs.] [TEXT: But after the 1979 Iranian Revolution, she was forced out of her position.] [TEXT: Farrokhroo Parsa was the first woman in Iran to hold a Cabinet position.] [TEXT: But …

Women’s History Minute: “Suffrage”

Women’s History Minute: “Suffrage”

American women struggle to achieve suffrage was the combination over 70 years and hard work dedication organization failures and ultimate success many women particularly those living in western states had already won the vote well before the passage of the 19th amendment the Wyoming territory was the first to grant full citizenship to women on …