This is first shown when Hazel states she believes she would make a good Handicapper General, George responds to her by saying she’d be “Good as anybody else,” due to the fact that nobody can be better than anybody at anything. This is especially prejudicial against politicians because they will not be able to have progressive ideas. If everyone who runs for office must wear handicaps that forces them to be the same as everybody else in the nation it forces a state of stagnation of ideas for the country. Another example of the culmination of positive change is presented during a conversation between Hazel and George. George compares competition to the dark ages by saying “If I tried to get away with it, then other people'd get away with it—and pretty soon we’d be right back to the dark ages again, with everybody competing against everybody else.
They want the public to think that being different or special creates problems so if everyone is the same it would be easy to create a method to subdue society if a problem happened to arose. If someone was different or special it would be harder to change someone to make sure no one would follow in their suit. Hazel said that society would fall apart if people would start cheating laws before she forgot what she was talking about. By having these handicaps to drop someone’s intelligence down far enough so that they won’t remember something helps the government stay in control. George and Hazel were having a conversation about taking out the lead balls, but they forgot what they were talking about when George heard a noise in his earpiece.
During the late 1800s, women made it clear that they wanted their equal rights. Women had no power compared to what men had. If women started looking like they had power, it was said that they started to look more masculine. Women began to fight back and attempt to reform the government. In this political cartoon, the artist shows his view of life before and after women were able to vote.
Fighting for equality to influence education has comes a long way. Fighting can be a confrontation or a struggle that humans can face with others that disagree with their opinion. Equality is considered being equal in statues, rights, and opportunity for each and every single female and male of every race. Education is the process of receiving or giving systematic instructions to children and adults. In the movie “Iron Jawed Angels” in the 20th century (1900s) women who were fighting for their rights many because they were getting discriminated.
This now, guarantees all women the right to vote in America. Although women will probably never be completely equal to men in this world this is a huge leap for womankind. Women throughout the States are celebrating this great achievement. Some delegates have mocked women and have continued to believe that men should be the only ones allowed to vote and participate in government. This has only upset women more and has made the more powerful and passionate on the subject.
Many lower class citizens such as women, African American, and immigrants demanded their god-given rights of suffrage and freedom, and being accepted in society as an equal citizen. The Women’s Rights Movement assembled due to the unfair distribution of rights in men and women. According to Document I, women demanded their right to “be free as man is free, to be represented in the gov’t… [and]…we now demand our right to vote according to the declaration of the gov’t under which we live.” Elizabeth Cady Stanton protests of being inferior to men, being governed without their consent, yet still being taxed by the “democratic” gov’t to which they mean nothing.
This reveals that every religion that was out there had a different vision or future for America. The next movement that started was the Women 's Rights Movement. The Women 's Rights Movement was a movement that helped women get equal rights and get paid just like men, get to vote just like men, so the movement was basically women getting equal rights like men. They wanted equal right because it wasn’t fair that black Americans got to vote before women. In document F it states, "Married women had to give up their wages to their husbands and were unable to execute contracts or buy property.
The leaps that American society has made since Margaret Fuller’s lifetime, grow closer to fulfilling her petition for equality among all people and more specifically, women’s right to be individuals. In the 19th century, Fuller looked for an improvement to society which could only start with a new establishment of principles (Fuller). Men had a similar “tone of feeling toward women as toward slaves” throughout history, and it was this way of thinking that caused men to treat women as inferior (Fuller). Instead of providing rights to women, lawmakers gave power to only men to the extent that a man could kidnap his own children to control his wife.
In a time of fighting for freedom, not all felt free. The new declaration claims “All men are created equal”, leaving the women still with no rights and completely relying on men. Abigail Adams, the wife of John Adams, used her position to bring forward her own strong feminist views and felt women should be included in the declaration. Abigail’s fight for women's rights made an extensive impact on history because she pioneered a path for future women to come. While Abigail Adams fought for women's rights, John Adams thought women should just be house workers and supporters.
Gender Inequality in sports is an issue as old as sport itself. I choose this topic because we as a society seem to sweep it under the rug time after time. Women in sports however, try to address the issue only to have it go on deaf ears, leaving them to continue in the sport hoping something will change. Over the last few decades, strides have been made, but he sport remains an institution dominated by men. These women, whether they are in sport or in the business world, want a fair chance to be on the same level as their male counterparts.
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(Vonnegut 1). This quote shows they would suppress their smartest people to an average level of thinking. This society does not want someone to grow in any way and realize how bad life is. Similarly a sufficient amount of the same points can be made in Anthem, they are just accomplished differently.
She not only fought for her own family, she fought the battle for all colored women. In her speech to address the first annual meeting of the American equal rights association, she sought to educate people on the importance of equality for all. After she worked to abolish slavery, she spoke about another parallel slavery situation that could or would arise if colored women were not given the same rights as colored men. She likened it to the fact that if you give colored men the right to vote and colored women don’t get the same right, you have created another form of a slave state. In that scenario, one set i.e. colored men would have rights and the other set i.e. colored women would not, which is the foundation of slavery after all.
Joshua show us that the flapper was more or less a victim of circumstance. With all the new advances in technology and the reforms of the world, it was only a matter of time before women decided that they needed some independence as well. Immigrants coming in the country left and right, people of color fighting for their human rights, and men fighting for their country. They began to smoke, drink and have sex because it was their life, they wanted to vote, own property and obtain any job they wanted because it was their right, they did not want to dress in their mother’s attire and not all of them wanted to have children because it was their body. The 1920’s were revolutionary for the woman and Mr. Zeitz puts it all into perspective with his
“If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down, these women together ought to be able to turn it right together.” In the 1920s, people had a stereotype for women; that they could not do anything that a man could do and that they should look a certain way. This stereotype caused the revolution of the flappers. These flapper were a significant step towards the equality between men and women by seeking for a change, wanted something different than society, and wanted to get rid of the normal housewife. A women should behave a certain way and always look how a proper woman is supposed to look.