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Published on August 4, 2008

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Women’s History in America 1800-1900 By: Jen Brunner

1826 The first public high schools for girls open in New York and Boston.

The first public high schools for girls open in New York and Boston.

1833 Oberlin College becomes the first coeducational college in the United States. In 1841, Oberlin awards the first academic degrees to three women.

Oberlin College becomes the first coeducational college in the United States. In 1841, Oberlin awards the first academic degrees to three women.

1837 The first National Female Anti-Slavery Convention meets in New York City. Eight-one women from twelve states attend.

The first National Female Anti-Slavery Convention meets in New York City. Eight-one women from twelve states attend.

1838 The first college for women is established in Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College.

The first college for women is established in Massachusetts, Mount Holyoke College.

1844 The Lowell Female Labor Reform Association is formed and demands ten hour workdays for women.

The Lowell Female Labor Reform Association is formed and demands ten hour workdays for women.

1848 The first Women’s Rights Convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York.

The first Women’s Rights Convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York.

1849 Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States.

Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States.

1852 Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is published and sells 300,000 copies in the first year. It is a anti-slavery novel describing the inhumanity of slavery.

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” is published and sells 300,000 copies in the first year. It is a anti-slavery novel describing the inhumanity of slavery.

1866 The American Equal Rights Association is founded by four women.

The American Equal Rights Association is founded by four women.

1868 The 14th Amendment is ratified, granting all citizens protection of the Constitution against unjust state laws. It defines “citizens” and “voters” as “male”.

The 14th Amendment is ratified, granting all citizens protection of the Constitution against unjust state laws. It defines “citizens” and “voters” as “male”.

1872 Susan B. Anthony is arrested for attempting to vote for Ulysses S. Grant.

Susan B. Anthony is arrested for attempting to vote for Ulysses S. Grant.

1878 A Women’s Suffrage Amendment is introduced to Congress by Senator A.A. Sargeant of California. In 1920, the 19th Amendment is ratified, allowing women the right to vote in federal elections.

A Women’s Suffrage Amendment is introduced to Congress by Senator A.A. Sargeant of California. In 1920, the 19th Amendment is ratified, allowing women the right to vote in federal elections.

1890 The National American Women Suffrage Association established with Elizabeth Stanton as leader.

The National American Women Suffrage Association established with Elizabeth Stanton as leader.

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