WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE AND ABOLITION MOVEMENT

TIMELINE

1900-1909

9 May 1901
Elizabeth Greer Coit dies at her house on Monroe Avenue, Columbus, Ohio.

26 October 1902
Elizabeth Cady Stanton dies in Seneca Falls, New York.

13 March 1906
Susan B. Anthony dies in Rochester, New York.

1896-1910
Support for women's suffrage dies; this period becomes known as "the doldrums."

1907
Harriet Stanton Blatch organizes Women's Political Union; tries new militant tactic of "open-air meetings" -- taking woman's suffrage to the streets and using speeches to confront men.

1907
Belle Coit Kelton along with others form new Columbus Equal Suffrage Association.

24 February 1908
In Muller v. State of Oregon U.S. supreme court upholds legality of Oregon's 10-hour workday law for women in industry.

1909
Carrie Chapman Catt organizes National Woman Suffrage Association; does not approve of militant tactics.

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