The Women's Rights Movement In The 19th Century

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The Women’s Rights Movement was an important movement that occurred in the nineteenth century. Through its duration to when the 19th Amendment was ratified, it pushed for equal rights between men and women, calling for property and custody rights in marriage, equality in divorce, along equality in education, employment, and wages. Most significantly, the movement and the people supporting it fought for women’s representation in government and their suffrage, the right to vote.