Ways In Which Women Helped Build The Country

Many people believe that those who built this country were all men. After all, those who signed the Declaration of Independence were men, and we have yet to have a female president in the U.S. The history books that are used in public schools frequently do not fully represent the role that women played in [...]

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Male Chauvinism In Early U.S. History

As John Adams and other men were off at the Continental Congress, his wife, Abigail, wrote him to urge that he and the others “remember the ladies.” Unfortunately, as decisions were being made early in the establishment of this nation, the ladies were forgotten. It was not until the 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920 [...]

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The Beginning of The Equal Rights Movement In America

Some people might think that women received equal rights when they were allowed to vote. However, if you take a look around at the world as it is now, women are no more equal than they were decades ago. Women do not receive the same treatment as men, and this occurs in many areas. In [...]

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Women’s Rights In The American West

An issue that has been brought up continuously in the United States is that of women’s rights. Women’s rights have been controversial ever since the idea of it emerged, several decades ago. Women have not been always treated as their male counterparts are treated. Many individuals have strong feelings towards the fact that it is [...]

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What The Future Of Women’s Rights Looks Like

Equality is something that women have been fighting for since the beginning of time. Obtaining the right to vote was a huge hurdle that women overcame. Next came equal pay for equal work. This is one that has supposedly been won but many companies do not pay male and female employees the same in equal [...]

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First State Where Women Had Voting Rights

It was not until 1920 that women were given voting rights throughout the entire nation. However, women in a certain state had been voting for many years prior to this date. In 1869, a full fifty years before the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote in the United States of America, Wyoming granted [...]

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History Of Women’s Right To Vote

The campaign for women’s voting rights really began before the Civil War. During the 1820s and 30s, most states had expanded voting rights to all white men. It was no longer based on property or wealth. It was at this time that many reform groups started popping up all over the United States and many [...]

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