RUN THe world (girls)

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The first wave of feminism concentrated on focusing to gain women the right to vote and participate in the public sphere.
Carrie Chapman Catt served as the president of NAWSA built an idea that gaining suffrage at the state level, in state where women’s suffrage was likely to pass, would ratify for a federal amendment.
Stanton and Mott organized the Seneca Falls Convention, which was the first women’s rights convention which discussed the rights of women. Stanton and Anthony established the National Woman Suffrage Association for those who supported the 15th amendment and woman suffrage.
They both have in common Congress passing The Equal Credit Opportunity Act which prohibited discrimination based on sex, race, and marital status in any transaction involving credit.
Alice Paul, who protested outside of the White House with this American flag, came up with the Equal Rights Amendment, which states civil rights should not be denied to a person based on their gender.
Both African Americans and women wanted to be treated equally by the government and society.
Women wanted to have the same opportunity as men, as they could vote and women could not. Wearing pins like these, promoted women's rights.
Women and some men believed it was not fair that women could not vote, so they protested and came up with reasons on why women should be allowed to vote.
On August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified, giving American women the right to vote.
In 1963, U.S. Congress passed the Equal Pay Act which established that women and men should receive equal pay for equal work. In 1964, U.S. Congress passed the Civil Rights Act which outlawed discrimination in education, employment, and public accommodations
Women and African Americans were both being segregated yet they were Americans.
Ethel devoted two years of her life to Women's Suffrage, notoriously known for throwing rocks, who was under order of Emmeline Pankhurst.
When men went to war, women took over their jobs and felt independent. After the men returned, they had to return to their old jobs. They wanted to return being manufacturers, mechanics, and auto shop workers. Women were doing their patriotic duty during the war, making them wanting more rights.
The struggles between women and African Americans stretched for hundreds of years and some may argue the struggle is still continuing in todays day.
Both women and African American used similar strategies to get what they wanted. They both protested, had strong leaders, marched, and fought for what they believed in until they got it.
In the 20s, flappers started to rise. Pant suits were considered men clothing and it was frowned upon for women to wear. In the 20s, seeing women wearing pant suits was not uncommon because they wanted to show their independence.
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