Thus splitting up the women's rights movement between two organizations; The National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association. Also during 1869, the Territory of Wyoming gave women the right over the age of 21 the right to vote, joining the Union as the first state ever to allow women voters.
Women in Politics: 1800-1850, a period of dislocation. Practically the movement drew its strength from the workplace as the primary place of association among men.. and the case for secular education. Their battle was for ascendancy, and the struggle to improve, progressively, the rights of women, could make one part of the liberal ideology.