Comparing The Women's Suffrage And The Civil Rights Movement

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During the late 1800’s and early 1900’s women’s suffrage was a huge epidemic in the United States along with the rest of the world. Not only was the United States in the fight for women’s rights, so were places like London, Australia, and even the Bahamas. Women’s suffrage was fighting the right for women to be able to vote within their territory. Women’s suffrage has been going on for centuries and is still a problem within the community that has switched over to gender equality. But was the Civil Rights Movement blinding the issues in the Bahamas? During the late 1940’s and the early 1960’s the Bahamas had their women’s suffrage. It however, got looked over due to the “Burma Road Riot of 1942”, the “General Strike of 1958”, and the Civil…show more content…
In today’s society we still have a form of Movements within the racial and gender aspects. Now we have the NAACP that is one of the eldest organization groups for African-Americans in the United States. One of the original members included Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, James Weldon Johnson, and many more members that participated in the civil rights. Some original member were abolitionists such as Mary White Ovington and Oswald Garrison Villard. Feminist that still live on today fight fir the right of gender equality, race, sexual, and etc. that society has faced as a problem within ourselves. The difference between the feminist and the people who participated in the women’s suffrage is that the women’s suffrage was majority female activist. Today feminist is made up from anyone who is male or female, black or white, heterosexual or homosexual. The Women’s Suffrage Movement and Civil Right Movement also had its many differences and many similarities to them both, but in the long run they both had meaningful impact in our world as today and many overcomes during the journey of

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