What did the women’s rights movement fight for?

Why was the women’s rights movement important?

The woman’s suffrage movement is important because it resulted in passage of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which finally allowed women the right to vote.

What led to the rise of the women’s movement and what impact did it have on American society?

After women won the right to vote, there was little activity or progress toward social equality because the limits of suffrage were not yet clear. … The civil rights movement and the earlier women’s suffrage movement inspired the women’s movement. The movement gave women greater political and social equality.

Why did the suffragettes turn to violence?

The Suffragettes had existed since 1903, but the first ‘official’ violent Suffragette incident occurred in 1909, when Mrs Bouvier and a number of others threw stones at the Home Office windows. … In this interpretation, violence is presented as a reaction to the repression of the past.

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