To urge the arrogant politicians to pass the women’s suffrage amendment to the Constitution, Chapman Catt not only induces fear and culpability in them, but the language she employs also establishes herself as a credible individual by aligning with respected figures and emulating the politicians’ style of speech. Chapman Catt establishes herself as a credible individual by aligning with respected figures. Premising from the beginning of her address, she alludes to the cause of the American revolution, and the government’s power coming “from the consent” of the people as the two “fundamental principles” that “anchor” the liberty of the United States (39-40). This aligns her with the American ideals that founded the country. Building on that premise, she continues by
Are you someone with rights; then let’s see where women’s right movement began. I feel Woman's right to suffrage by Susan B. Anthony was most compelling. It was to persuade the united states that women are people who should have rights. The main ideas are women are people, to make a law it would go against the constitution, and what it means to be a citizen. The emphasis on what the preamble says is the most important main idea.
Anthony wanted to persuade her listeners on why women should have the right to vote. The Federal Constitution is referenced in Anthony’s speech as proof of equality. Anthony wanted her audience to grasp the feeling of being provided a document that granted your freeness, your rights, however unable to use it because of your sex and color of skin. Anthony uses the creation of the Federal Constitution to contradict the unlawfulness of women voting. Susan felt “And it is a downright mockery to talk to women of their enjoyment of the blessings of liberty while they are denied the use of the only means of securing them provided by this democratic-republican government -- the ballot.”
Her ability to stimulate her audience’s senses with just her spoken language is outstanding. Her imagery in the speech is arousing and promotes confidence. She states, “...I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king...” Addressing some possible doubts of her troops. It was likely that the army of men was reluctant to follow a leader who was a woman.
Before August 18th, 1920, only men could vote in the United States. One person that helped to right this wrong was Carrie Chapman Catt. In Carrie Chapman Catt’s address to Congress on women’s suffrage, she uses logos, pathos, and other rhetorical devices to convince Congress to give women more rights. One tool that helps make this speech as effective as it is is logos. She demonstrates logos when introducing the second reason as to why women’s suffrage is inevitable.
This book also had positive and negative points. For example, a positive point is how women were trying to become independent, as well as gain their individual rights. “In a lengthy series of resolutions, Cady Stanton and the others called for an end to all discrimination based on sex. Cady Stanton’s appropriation of the Declaration of Independence was a brilliant propagandistic stroke.” (Banner 40-41) In the attempt of gaining their rights, Cady Stanton and other women gathered the strength to speak demand their suffrage.
Sarah believed that all women should have an opportunity to pursue their own careers and dreams. According to Carol Berkin, “the Grimke sisters were among the first abolitionists to recognize the importance of woman's rights and to speak and write about the cause of female equality.” Sarah fought against gender inequalities by making speeches in front of audiences. She encouraged women to speak their minds. Sarah said, “we began using proportions of our lectures to defend our right to speak.
The text Behind the Veil centralized around the cravings honor and respect. Often today, the value of a person’s reputation is disregarded or not looked at as a craving, but many people desire the approval and respect of others. In the text, women discuss the symbolism behind veils and seclusion, discussing all the purposes it brings for not only women, but also men. According to the text, "It expresses men's status, power, wealth, and manliness. It also helps preserve men's image of virility and masculinity, but men do not admit this; on the contrary they claim that one of the purposes of the veil is to guard women's honor” (Fernea 2).
The proposal will be based on Susan B. Anthony, her woman's suffrage movement, and feminism. By reason of, she was the start of something substantial, the beginning of gender equality. Susan B. Anthony was an empowering, vigorous leader. Stanton, Anthony, Stone and Blackwell campaigned tirelessly for women's suffrage, but, “ Found themselves attacked mercilessly by misogynist Republicans who ridiculed women’s claim to full citizenship.” (Evans,123)
I think that “The Birthplace of Women’s Rights” expresses how Stanton contributed to the women’s rights movement. I think that “A Powerful Partnership” tells us how they worked together to protect women’s rights. It also shows how she managed to complete the task of getting women’s rights. “The Birthplace of Women’s Rights” talked about her getting into women’s rights and the time she put into it. She helped women get rights so the 19th amendment was made, it granted women the right to vote.
Freedom For All! Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt showed very similar objectives to a very similar cause. Both Paul and Catt wanted women’s suffrage, but both had a different point of view. Catt believed in a low-key strategy, but Paul believed in a more public protest ways. Catt showed that even a low-key strategy can prove to be more safe, and just as convincing as protesting was and probably even more.
In “Then I Must Worship the Spirit in My Own Way”, preached by Red Jacket, and a “Lecture Delivered at Franklin Hall” by Maria Stewart are speeches that persuades the audience through rhetorical questions and connects with the audience in order to establish the speaker’s authority. Through a serious and passionate voice, Red Jacket, Sagoyewatha, defended the Iroquois religion during his speech, “Then I Must Worship the Spirit in My Own Way” that consisted of a mini history lesson and rhetorical questions. The New York Seneca chief, Red Jacket, was the negotiator between the new U.S. government and the Seneca. The speaker portrays a good reputation because he was given a peace medal for his efforts in 1792.