1961 - President Kennedy appoints Eleanor Roosevelt as a chairwoman of commission.
1869 - Two ladies, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, created National Woman Suffrage Association and their goal was to give women the right to vote this happened in May.
1869 - Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell created the American Woman Suffrage Association in Nov.
1935 - Mary Mcleod Bethune, had organized the National Council of Negro Woman, which is groups that wanted to show Job discrimination, sexsim they also wanted to teach people about how they are treated.
1955 - The first lesbain organization, Daughters of Bilitis, it started as a social group but later turned into a political organization that wanted to win acceptance in the United States.
Was it successful:
1918 - States started giving women right to vote, this became a law.
2008 - Obama wins presidency and really helps to improve equality for women in social and economic advancement but didn't make a huge difference.
2014 - Obama again doesn't see such an improvement with women being equally treated, still getting paid 77 cents for every dollar a man makes. Proposing the Paycheck fairness act which never got passed so he wanted to give all women fair health care, also known as the Affordable care act which benefited woman.
1978 - Pregnancy Women act than forbids employer discrimination against pregnant women and can't be forced to take a pregnancy test when trying to apply for work. This had given women a push on there work that benefits them because there were a few single mothers.
1963 - Congress passed the Equal Pay Act, making it illegal for employers to pay women less than men for the same job.
Where it took place:
1848 - Wesleyan Chapel in Seneca Falls, N.Y, The first women's right convention after discussion and debating 68 women and 32 men sign the declaration of sentiments which is a set of resolutions making men and women equal.
1966 - The National Organizations for Woman, is found a group of feminists, this was the largest women's right group in the united states, they wanted to end sexual discrimination everywhere, it started in Washington D.C, June 30.
How did it impact people:
1955 - The first lesbian organization, Daughters of Bilitis, it started as a social group but later turned into a political organization that wanted to win acceptance in the United States, more people started being open caused a lot of negativity but made a difference.