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Suffrage Wins in Senate Constitutional Amendment is Passed fifty-six to twenty-five Women May Vote in nineteen-twenty- The New York Times June fifth nineteen-nineteen Spanning from eighteen-forty to nineteen-nineteen the fight for the voice of women everywhere to be heard took determination courage and endurance to be noticed in what was then considered a mans world The nineteenth amendment states the right of the citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex in section one Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation in section two Jefferson With this women now were victorious in their efforts to be involved with the government Back in the late eighteen hundreds and early nineteen hundreds the line from the Declaration of Independence all men are created equal had little to no value in society Men were taught on higher educational levels and trained to be equipped for the work force and business success Women on the other hand were taught not about advanced math or science but how to run a household and other womanly things However during a world-wide antislavery convention in London in the eighteen-forties a flame for womens rights was ignited Elizabeth Cady Stanton of Johnstown New York was of a religious family background and social status Her husband Henry Stanton was an abolitionist organizer and active in the campaign for antislavery She grew up one of seven children to Daniel and Margaret Cady and overcame several gender obstacles such as attending Johnstown Academy where she was at the top of her all male classes While attending the convention in London she met Lucretia Mott a well known womens rights reformist who was chosen as the American delegate to the convention It was during their conversations about the denial of female participation at the convention because of sex that the two women became
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