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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The Declaration of Sentiments was written by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a prominent women's rights activist, and signed by many women who attended the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. The Declaration...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2018 8:09 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

As the previous Educator mentioned, the most obvious "pro" was that the Suffragist movement, which is considered the "first-wave" of the feminist movement in the United States, expanded the vote...

Latest answer posted May 6, 2017 11:28 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Both of the previous answers have focused more on economic and legal impacts. Therefore, I will focus on the way that the women’s rights movement has impacted us on more of a societal level....

Latest answer posted December 18, 2015 4:38 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

In the United States during the late nineteenth century, the women's movement was largely concerned with getting women the right to vote. These women were called "suffragettes," and they spent the...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2019 3:26 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Women's suffrage encountered religiously sanctioned tradition that held that in marriage, man and woman become one flesh. In the patriarchal societies of Great Britain and the United States, the...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2017 10:16 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

During this time, women made some gains during World War I, as many American women served as nurses or worked in munitions or other plants during the war. As men were away fighting, jobs opened up...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2018 1:09 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

If we look at a map of the United States, we note that all of the west, from California to the Rocky Mountains states, whether full states or territories, had granted women the vote before the...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2020 2:57 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Yes, there are several things that could stand to be reworded in this thesis statement. First, consider the questions. 1. "Why was suffrage denied in the United States for so long" contains three...

Latest answer posted January 4, 2014 9:26 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Women advocating for the vote in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the United States and England (suffragists) found themselves caught between the proverbial rock and a hard...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2018 1:10 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

It can be said that the passage of the 19th Amendment changed the course of history. For one thing, in the election of 1960, John F. Kennedy defeated a conservative Richard M. Nixon because of the...

Latest answer posted December 27, 2013 3:44 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The abolitionist movement emerged from the reform movements of the 1830s. These movements included temperance, prison and asylum reform, opposition to Native American removal, and many other...

Latest answer posted November 21, 2019 5:35 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

My answer above says that "some women in Britain were extended the franchise in 1928." It should read "1918." In 1928, all women in England over 21 were granted the right to vote. Only women who...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2012 4:44 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The women's rights movement of the mid-1800s helped build the political foundations and social networks upon which the later push for temperance and women's suffrage depended. The organizational...

Latest answer posted April 8, 2016 11:24 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Universal white male suffrage did not come right after the American Revolution: it was legislated gradually in the United States through the 1830s and 1840s. Until then, property ownership had been...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2019 12:08 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Women were quite instrumental in gaining the right to vote. Women made speeches and attended rallies. These were relatively easy to ignore, however. Women successfully lobbied state legislatures in...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2019 3:09 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The jailed British suffragists of the early twentieth century were famous for going on hunger strikes to protest their arrests. They simply refused to eat. This upset the jail authorities. The...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2018 1:14 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Women were certainly very important to the Progressive Era, but they were not able to be important in every way. They were very important in that they provided much of the impetus for reform....

Latest answer posted March 3, 2014 3:58 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The goal of the woman's suffrage movement in the United States (as in all countries) was to obtain for women the right to vote in elections. In 1920, women did earn that right, and so the suffrage...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2018 10:42 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

During this time, women, of course, did not have the right to vote. Because of this, they had to turn to other ways of gaining a voice in social and political affairs. The main way in which they...

Latest answer posted September 20, 2012 5:26 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Deciding whether a violent militant is heroic or simply a terrorist is one of life’s great and intractable questions. Stepping back and looking at the history of militant political figures, one...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2014 5:10 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The suffrage movement in the United Kingdom began in the mid-1860s. Some of the early tactics involved organizing societies to promote the cause. This included the Kensington Society, the Women's...

Latest answer posted May 5, 2020 4:15 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

When it comes to social movements like this, we tend to try to identify one leader as theleader of the movement when it is really not possible to do so. The suffrage movement is a case in which...

Latest answer posted March 21, 2012 10:39 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Numerous reformers had advocated the need for women's suffrage before 1848, but it was Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Declaration of Sentiments, read at the Seneca Falls Convention (organized by Stanton...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2013 1:51 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Anit-suffragettes, or those who opposed women being able to vote in addition to other women's rights, argued primarily that men and women were essentially different and should be treated...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2008 4:26 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The most interesting possibility for a paper topic would involve the contemporary idea of "intersectionality." Intersectionality is a concept developed by the legal scholar Kimberle Crenshaw to...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2016 3:44 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Between 1886 and 1920, American suffragettes published around a half-dozen cookbooks. This may seem a strange choice of subject for women who were dedicated to achieving the vote but these books...

Latest answer posted December 17, 2015 6:39 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) is sometimes credited with launching the American women's rights movement through the organization of the Seneca Falls Convention (1848) and the publication of...

Latest answer posted October 29, 2018 9:15 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

The 19th Amendment became part of the Constitution in 1920. In the two decades before that, women’s roles in society had been changing in important ways. Let us look at three of those ways....

Latest answer posted May 7, 2013 7:02 pm UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

It can certainly be said that the violence committed prior to 1914 by the British women's feminist movement called the Suffragettes can be called "wrong" in so much as it failed to accomplish their...

Latest answer posted April 13, 2014 1:07 am UTC

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Women Reformers and the Suffragettes

Both terms are very similar in their meaning. They both refer to women seeking the right to vote against a patriarchal establishment. The differences between the term might relate to how those...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2010 10:17 pm UTC

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