Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a leading figure of the early women’s rights movement. The Birthplace of Women’s Rights and A Powerful Partnership are text about Elizabeth. They both talk about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but which passage best explains how Elizabeth contributed to the women’s rights movement during the 1800s? In the text of A Powerful Partnership, the author talks about Elizabeth Cady Stanton, not only her but also Susan B. Anthony. Based on the evidence from the passage, the author first talks about how they met, and became friends.
Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton both are leading women’s rights activists during their time; their work influenced the American Peoples’ view on women. They founded one of the earliest pro-women’s rights movements in the country, which was essential in spreading feminism throughout America. Their lifelong battle against inequality to combat slavery and promote feminism through literary works like; 'The Revolution' and the Declaration of Sentiments speeches, succeeded after their death when women got the right to vote. Their efforts in promoting women’s rights to the American people would later be a part of their many foundations such as; National American Women Suffrage Association, and the American Equal Rights
Friedan was an author, an activist, and the first president of the National Organization for Women. The National Organization for Women aimed to promote women 's ideas, eliminate discrimination, and protect the equal rights of women in all aspects of life. Friedan ignited the second wave of American feminism by writing The Feminine Mystique. Friedan 's audience would most likely be women who want their rights and are annoyed with the housewife role. In her article, "The Importance of Work," Friedan uses several means of persuasion and different types of rhetorical strategies to describe the change in human identity.
Gender, Race, and Rank in a Revolutionary Age: The Georgia Lowcountry 1750-1820, was written by Betty Wood and surveys the different groups of women around the time of the revolutionary era. Dr. Betty Wood is a prominent scholar and has written several articles and books in the specific areas of early American and African American history in the colonial and revolutionary era Lowcountry. Because women’s history during that era is not well documented, her analysis of early American women during the colonial and revolutionary era is important. This book shows how women are linked by their gender but divided by their race and social standings; and survey’s how their race and social standings affected their relationships and encounters with each
In 1833, she was the only woman to speak at the American Anti-Slavery Society’s meeting in Philadelphia. She tested the language of the society’s constitution and fortified support when many delegates were doubtful. Just 4 days later, Mott and approximately 30 other black and white women founded the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, a place for women’s voices to be heard for the cause. Modeling their society after male organizations, the PFASS drafted a constitution and established an administrative body. Like other women’s auxiliaries they embarked on the traditional spectrum of activities: “the women raised funds for the Liberator and for the American Anti-Slavery Society.
Anthony, a rising leader in the woman's suffrage movement, made outstanding contributions for women to gain the right to vote. Susan was a leading force in merging the Woman's Right Society and the Anti-Slavery Society into one organization named American Equal Rights Association. Susan could hardly gain these achievements without her important partner, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who encouraged her to reside the meeting and collaborated with her on various movements for many years. The first meeting that could be regarded as the warm-up of the woman's suffrage movement was held in the home of Stanton, whose enthusiasm and leadership had a significant impact on Susan. Susan remained unmarried during her lifetime and devoted much of her time to the cause of woman’s rights.
In his essay “Feminist Theory and the Environmental Movement,” Robert Verchick argues that the environmental justice movement is, if unintentionally, a feminist movement. This is exemplified by the Veronica in Chantal Bilodeau’s Sila. Veronica is a woman of color who participates in the environmental justice movement using art as her primary form of activism. While her activism may not have explicitly feminist aims; however, her actions can be understood as forms of feminist action as defined by Verchick, because her motivations are community- and family- oriented. Historically, women have played a crucial role in the environmental justice movement.
Book Review Valerie Garver’s book titled Women and Aristocratic Culture in the Carolingian World, examines the lives of Carolingian women, primarily elite, and how they are seen by others. Her work is set up to examine just how women were able to actively shape the culture of the Carolingian time period. The chapters are broken into four main themes to understand, being beauty, family, prudence and wealth. Garver also adds a chapter at the end that showcases textile work produced from women of the time. Through the use of themes and numerous textual evidence, Garver is able to drive her points across to the reader.
Mary Church Terrell was an educated middle class leader of the suffrage movement for African American women, and the first president of the NACW. As stated in the association’s website, the NACW aimed is “to sustain, strengthen and advocate for women’s commissions in their work to promote equality and justice for all women and girls and ensure they are represented and empowered in their communities.” The importance of networking and maintaining
Since, the social organization focused efforts in educating and providing resources to poor blacks in the South. The black women who participated in the Black Club Women movement gained knowledge about education, health care, organizing skills and ways to overcome poverty. Also, these women were religious or educated and used that as ammunition to fight against oppressors. Unity was key to black women during this time period because they knew together they could achieve more. In essence, “club women reveal early lessons in racial consciousness and community commitment ( Shaw
Our society today has been striving to give women and people of color more liberation when it comes to ownership of their bodies, opinions and rights to live. During John 's presidency, she tried to shed more light and awareness of the issues that surround her. Issues including slavery in the colonies and the