- 1890s: The women's movement begins to gain a foothold on American society. However, women still do not have the right to vote, and women's issues were not part of the political platform.
Today: Women have had the right to vote since the passage of the Twenty-second Amendment to the Constitution in 1920.
- 1890s: According to the law, a married woman's property belonged to her husband, even if she had inherited land before being wed. If she later divorced her husband, the land would still be legally his....
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