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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Susan B Anthony
776 wordsBy definition, women's suffrage is the right for women to vote. Women's suffrage started back as far as the 1600 's. I am going to talk about the 1800 's. Women's suffrage upset many women in the United States. Women were known to be in the home at all times. They were there to give care for the their husbands and children. Politicians feared women coming in the political race because they thought that women might vote them out of office. In the early 19 th century, women were considered second ...
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Woman Suffrage Association American Woman Suffrage
1,059 wordsWoman suffrage is the right of women to vote. Today, women in nearly all countries have the same voting rights as men. But they did not begin to gain such rights until the early 1900 's, and they had to overcome strong opposition to get them. The men and women who supported the drive for woman suffrage were called suffragists. During colonial times, the right to vote was limited to adult males who owned property. Many people thought property owners had the strongest interest in good government a...
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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Anti Slavery Movement
2,295 words... octet. They discussed three things at the convention: first to denounce of anti-slavery reformers and placate the southern temperance societies; second to sponsor legislation against the sale of liquor and lastly to adopt total abstinence from all that can intoxicate. The society got nothing accomplished at this convention however, and there was a loss of members. In Massachusetts the fifteenth gallon law was passed in 1838. It forbade the sale of less than fifteen gallons of liquor that was...
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Minimum Wage Laws Equal Rights Amendment
1,193 wordsEqual Rights Amendment Clearly, pro ERA spokesperson Alice Paul presented the most persuasive winning case for equal rights. Alice Paul was highly educated with an undergraduate degree in biology from Swarthmore, and M. A. and Phd in sociology and economics from the University of Pennsylvania with law degrees from Washington College and American University. She was a member of the Executive Board of Student Government and named Ivy Poetess. She was a commencement speaker. Her strongly held belie...
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Equal With Men 19 Th Amendment
2,947 wordsBOUND TO BE DIFFERENT People have many heroes in their lives that they look up to, but as one ad states: Who are your heroes? Did you name an actor? Did you name an athlete? (Did you name any women? ) Why dont we think of women as heroes? Maybe its because no one ever shows them to us. We have to take the time to find them, celebrate them, and make sure these heroes are seen, so we can find the inspiration to achieve whatever we dream. Look around. We are surrounded by strong, courageous, accomp...
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Put Into Effect Federal Reserve System
2,081 wordsI. The Origins of Progressivism A. A Spirit of Reform in the late 1800? s 1. Henry George believed that poverty could be eliminated by using land productively by everyone. Also taxing the nonproductive more than the productive. 2. Edward Bellamy believed that the government should create a trust to take care of the needs of the people rather than profit. 3. Many groups wanted change for the majority of people such as the socialist, the union members and members of municipal or city government le...
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19 Th Amendment Important Aspect
1,211 wordsAmericans, in the years following the end of World War I found themselves in an era, where the people simply wished to detach themselves from the troubles of Europeans and the rest of the world. During the years of the Twenties, the economy was prosperous, there was widespread social reform, new aspects of culture were established, and people found better ways to improve their lifestyle and enjoy life. The 1920 s were definitely the American dream come true. Before World War I, women wore their ...
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