Women's History Timeline

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1848
Seneca Falls Convention
Lucy Stone marries and keeps her own name
1855
 
1860
NY Married Women's Property Act
Susan B. Anthony is arrested for voting
1872
1903
Mother Jones protests child labor
National Women's Party is founded
1913
 
Margaret Sanger dispenses illegal birth control information 
1915
1916 First woman elected to Congress
19th Amendment passes
1920
 
 
1923
Alice Paul introduces the Equal Rights Amendment
Francis Perkins becomes Secretary of Labor
1933
 
 
1935
National Council of Negro Women is founded
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat
1955
 
 
1960
The Bith contol pill is approved by the FDA
Equal Pay Act
1963
 
 
1964
Civil Rights act passes
Griswold vs. Conneticut
1964
 
 
1966
Nationl Organization for Women is founded
Loving vs. Virginia
1967
 
 
1968
Equal Employment Oppurtunity Commision supports Stewardesses
Feminists protest ther Miss America pageant
1968
 
 
1972
The ERA finally passes in the Senate and House, states must now ratify...
Eisenstadt vs. Baird
1972
 
 
1973
Roe vs. Wade
Equal Credit Opportinuty Act
1974
 
1974 NY Times is charged with sex-discrimination
ERA misses ratification by three states 1982  

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