19th Amendment Essay Thesis

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The 19th amendment was one of the most important turning points in history for the millions of women who fought for their rights to vote. Back then, they had no self representation other than from their husbands and fathers. Until 1920 when the 19th amendment was passed, that moment was a huge change for women then, and still today. Women wanted to get the same respect as any other male. Many of the women were well educated and were still denied the right to vote. It took the Women’s suffrage Movement many years to make its way through, but in 1920 women won voting rights. They were still treated terrible and disrespected on their ability to work. I believe that women's rights are important, because women have the same ability as men. Women …show more content…

Did they win their fight, or are they fighting for no reason? Equal pay was always a struggle for women. When men and women in the same workplace got paid different amounts for the same amount of work it angered women. “The persistence of gender-based wage disparities — commonly referred to as the pay or wage gap — has been the subject of extensive debate and commentary. Congress first addressed the issue more than four decades ago in the Equal Pay Act of 1963, mandating an "equal pay for equal work" standard, and addressed it again the following year in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.” (congressional-digest 1) Statistics reveal that …show more content…

Above all of the positive changes that happened to bring feminism, the equality was only on paper, but it was to change attitude towards women in peoples mind. The women’s movement found new, more thorough forms, which consider in the title “women’s liberation movement”. In the 1980 and 1990-s feminism as a movement in the U.S. went into development of feminism at the state level, the growth of antifeminism, the focus on sexuality, body, to the specifics and differences of women, to fight for their

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