On May 24, 1918, following passage of An Act to confer the Electoral Franchise upon Women S.C. 1918, c. 20, women in Canada were granted the federal franchise.
Consequently, when did blacks get the right to vote?
The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, adopted in 1870, stipulates: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude."
One may also ask, when did women get the right to work?
In 1923, the Equal Rights Amendment (aka the ERA) was introduced in Congress to give women all the other rights in the Constitution such as property, employment, and education. It wouldn't even be sent to states for ratification until 1972, where it fell three states short.
Who supported the 19th Amendment?
In 1869, the National Woman Suffrage Association, led by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, was formed to push for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Why did it take so long for women's rights?
The reason for the long delay, especially in the drawn-out final months of the effort, lay less in sexism than in racism. By 1919, women had mostly beaten down the arguments that their voting would imperil female fertility, men's masculinity or the nation's vitality.