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Women finally achieved full voting rights in the general election of With that success, Oregon ed other Western states and territories in extending the vote to its female citizens and providing crucial legitimacy to the woman suffrage movement nationally. The following s illustrate some of the people, organizations, events, and documents that tell the history of the perseverance and determination that finally led to victory and the extension of voting rights to the women of Oregon.
The paper was filled with news items, poetry, advice, and opinion pieces and served as a conduit between local and national sources. After submission by Duniway of another initiative petition to place the woman suffrage question on the ballot for the sixth time, the Oregon Senate t Resolution No. With that outcome, the vital right of citizenship was extended to the majority of Oregon women.
Anthony to tour the Pacific Northwest in The success of that tour led to the formation of Oregon Woman Suffrage Association in Efforts to press the issue of women voting occurred inwhen Duniway, Maria Hendee, Mrs. Lambert, and Mrs. Beatty, an African American woman, attempted to cast ballots in the November presidential election.
Many Native women and men were unable to claim U. First generation Asian immigrants male or female could not become naturalized citizens, and voting rights did not include them at this time. The call for prohibition complicated woman suffrage efforts in Oregon. University of Oregon Library The earliest phase of organization and activity began in with the formation of local suffrage associations.
The energy generated by the presence of nationally prominent suffragists and the local suffrage community during the fair resulted in a more visible and popular Oregon woman suffrage movement. The three successive suffrage measures lost by increasingly larger margins and gave Oregon the dubious distinction of defeating woman suffrage more times than any other state.
Their actions were part of a nationwide movement, that included Susan B. Anthony, to extend the franchise to women using the provisions of the 14th and 15th Amendments to the Constitution. Public Domain Image In, and supporters of enfranchising women campaigned to secure that right.
View documents and newspaper clippings from this exhibit that help give context of the woman suffrage movement in Oregon.
During this time period, Duniway established the New Northwest newspaper Her goal was to promote economic and social rights for women, as well as the right to vote. Abigail Scott Duniway.
Senators U. Representatives U. Aftersupporters of woman suffrage used the Oregon System with its initiative process to bring their issue directly to the men of the state who would make the decision. The U. Congress passed the 19th Amendment on June 4, The 36th state finally ratified the amendment on August 26,and for the first time since its adoption, the U.
Constitution included equal voting rights for women. Oregon and the Western states were early leaders in the woman suffrage movement, and their successes were publicized in the push for a national equal suffrage amendment. Anthony inand again in An anti-suffrage advertisement.
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Oregon now had the initiative process in place, which allowed supporters to gather atures to place the suffrage question directly on the ballot. Visit the Century of Action website to learn more about the centennial of woman suffrage in Oregon: www.
Carrie Nation personified the national Women's Christian Temperance Union crusade against the evils of alcohol. Exhibit Branding. Although Oregon women had some limited voting rights in some school elections; their quest remained to have the rights and responsibilities of full citizenship, which included universal suffrage.
In honor of her dedication to the cause of woman suffrage, Gov. Oswald West asked Abigail Scott Duniway to author and the Oregon Equal Suffrage Proclamation Duniway became the first woman to vote in Oregon when she cast her ballot at the polls in With voting rights secured for Oregon women, many local suffragists continued the struggle for a national amendment. Abigail Scott Duniway and a new generation of younger suffragists, including Dr. Esther Pohl Lovejoy, clashed over campaign tactics. Many men believed women were not qualified to vote or that they would be tainted by the process.