When did the women’s rights movement start and end?
A timeline of the woman’s rights movement from 1849 until 1920 including the women’s suffrage movement.
What were women’s rights in the 19th century?
Women were not allowed to vote. Women had to submit to laws when they had no voice in their formation. Married women had no property rights. Husbands had legal power over and responsibility for their wives to the extent that they could imprison or beat them with impunity.