Men And Women Working Class
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Third Estate National Assembly
845 wordsThe estates general were elected from the third estate also. But only propertied men could vote. 2. National Assembly - June 17 1789 They were a claim made by the third estate saying they represented the people of France, hence the name National Assembly. They decided to write a constitution and invited delegates from other estates. When the Natl. Assembly found their meeting hall locked, they moved their meeting to a nearby indoor tennis court. They swore never to separate and to meet wherever ...
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Women In The Progressive Era
1,107 wordsIn the 1890 s, American women emerged as a major force for social reform. Millions joined civic organizations and extended their roles from domestic duties to concerns about their communities and environments. In the years between 1890 and 1920, a time of social changes, that became known as the Progressive Era. In this time era, millions of Americans organized associations to come up with solutions to the many problems that almost everyone was facing, and many of these problems were staring Ame...
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Women In The Progressive Era
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Age Of 18 National Assembly
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Began To Take Shape Newfound Freedoms States
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Sit Quietly Practice Medicine
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Jane Addams Twentieth Century
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Presidential Elections Voter Registration
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Economic And Social Turn Of The Century
915 wordsThe two trends that were most responsible for the tensions that eventually led to World War 1 were; one the Population growth and the subsequent political growth of a disenfranchised populous, and secondly the new age of Imperialism with its alliances, nationalism and great standing armies. Between 1880 and 1914 the population of Europe rose from 330 million to 460 million. The population slowly gained suffrage but with a diversified populace of different cultures economic and social backgrounds...
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Equal Protection Clause Due Process Clause
738 wordsThe Equal Protection Equal Protection The equal protection clause, which was also brought to bear on the economic legislation of the states, was held to invalidate restraints on corporations from which other businesses were exempted. In several early cases this clause was used to foster individual economic rights, with the court striking down state laws that prevented aliens from pursuing certain occupations. However, African Americans who claimed that the discrimination they suffered at the han...
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Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
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House Of Representatives Founding Fathers
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Christian Temperance Union Alcohol Abuse
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Amendment To The Constitution Radical Reconstruction
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Nineteenth Century American Slavery
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Susan B Anthony United States Constitution
1,053 wordsFriends and fellow citizens: I stand before you tonight under the indictment for the alleged crime of having voted at the last presidential election without having a lawful right to vote. It shall be my work this evening to prove to you that in thus voting, I not only committed no crime, but, instead simply exercised my citizen s rights, guaranteed to me and all United States citizens by the National Constitution, beyond the power of any state to deny. In 1872 Susan B. Anthony broke the law by v...
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Susan B Anthony Suffrage Association
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