This Photo was created on November 30 1912 and the photo is in brown coloration which shows the age of the photo. The photo that got my attention was picture was titled “Abigail Scott Duniway signing first Equal Suffrage Proclamation ever made by a woman. Governor Oswald West, who had signed the Proclamation is shown looking at, and acting President Dr. Viola M. Coe is standing near” on the Library of Congress . This image and title tell the story about Abigail Scott Duniway who is activist for women right sign the first Equal Suffrage Proclamation made by a woman and it being one of most influential women of the Pacific Northwest women 's suffrage movement that is sign that document. This photo also shows how those long years of working toward women right and this picture show that they are one more step closer to their
In the 1880 's, Laura Addams struggled to find her place in the world. She battled with health problems at an early age, graduated from the Rockford Female Semiary in Illinois in 1881, and then traveled and briefly attended medical school. Soon however, Laura Addams began one trip with her friend Ellen Gates Starr, and the
One was to be a lady, and the other was to be independent,” said Ruth. Sadly, her mother never got to see Ruth graduate from college, due to her passing from cancer the day before the ceremony. She married Martin D. Ginsburg, a law student, in 1954 after obtaining a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in government. Their first born, Jane, arrived soon after Martin was drafted, also in 1954. After a long wait of two years he was finally released and both Ruth and Martin enlisted into Harvard.
From being homeschooled, Clara was very shy. She soon got very sick because she was too scared to meet new people, and was sent home. A phrenologist recommended her to become a teacher to overcome her shyness. Clara took this advice and became a teacher at the age of 17, teaching at a school in North Oxford, Massachusetts. During the nineteenth century it was very common to physically punish
Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15 ,1820 in Adams, MA. She passed on March 13,1906 in Rochester, NY at the age of 86 years old. Susan B. Anthony was a teacher, before she became a leader figure. “She had something on her mind again .She was forever planning one campaign after another temperance abolition , women 's rights and forever thinking , writing speeches and going off on long tours .” She intended to vote . The 14th amendment says it does not matter what gender you are if you are born in the USA you are a citizen then , you have a right to vote.
The 19th Amendment We have all heard of the 27 amendments at one time or another, but could you tell the meaning of each one? Each individual amendment has a its reasons for becoming an amendment, going through the process of being ratified and then eventually becoming an amendment. The 19th amendment took time and many people, especially women fighting for their rights that they deserved. The 19th amendment passed by Congress on June 4th, 1919 and it was finally ratified on August 18th 1920. The 19th amendment guaranteed, and still does to this day that all women have the right to vote.
To some people Eleanor Roosevelt was just another First Lady however, to some she was a role model,a insperation, a wife,a mom, and a helper. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was born on October 11, 1884 in New York. When she was little she lived with her parents Anna Hall and Elliott Roosevelt and her Brother Theodore. When she was about 8 her mom died. After her moms death her dad took them to livw with his mom.
We are Humans too, Right? For decades, women have been discriminated against due to limited job opportunities, low wages, and minimal acceptance to colleges. As an educated congress woman Shirley Chisholm was motivated to make changes in discrimination against women. In the early 1950’s Chisholm was accepted to Brooklyn College, New York, studied education then transferred to Columbia University for her master’s in Elementary Education; A few years later, she also served resolving issues regarding the Vietnam War, the National Organization for Women, the Bureau of Child Welfare. Establishing a feminist point in her career, Chisholm became an active member of Bedford- Stuyvesant Political League and League of Women’s Voters, then joined Brooklyn’s Democratic Party Establishment also known as the turning point (“Shirley Anita Chisholm”).
Clara Barton was such a great woman in our American history. Clara Barton’s life before the American Red Cross, demonstrates why she started such a great organization. Clarissa Harlowe Barton, born December 25, 1821, in Oxford, Massachusetts was a shy child during her early years. Her shyness affected her life in the later years. By the time she was eight years old, Clara had not made a single friend, so her parents decided to send her to a boarding school.
Abigail Adams was a revolutionary woman during her lifetime. She campaigned for women’s right to education and the ability to fulfill one’s position as a wife and mother while being equal to their husbands within the marriage. Abigail Adams and John Adams exchanged roughly 1,100 letters between them. These letters contained information about his wellbeing, and while he was in Europe with his sons, their wellbeing as well. However, Abigail wrote to John discussing that he should “remember the ladies” (p. 48).
Then attended Mount Holyoke College. She received her BA in 1902 and joined the Nationals’ Consumers League. Which is an organization that worked to abolish child labor and the sweatshop system. She was unable to hold her dream job in New York as a family visitor with the Charity Organization Society in New York City. Therefore, she taught at an all girls’ school in New England.
Introduction: Oh, the places you’ll go… For centuries, half of the human population has battled for basic human rights and equality. Unfortunately, it was only not long ago when women had a major success, the passing of the 19th amendment, allowing them the right to vote. This newly granted liberty opened the door to many different opportunities for women, including the ability to access safe and legal abortions, to access contraception, to own property, to request a divorce, to a gain in pay equal to that of a man in the same position, and much more. With the continued successes of the movement, there was little to no question as to the possibility of these granted rights being repealed by the government in the future. After all, why would
Deborah Bradford was unable to care for her children and placed them in the homes of relatives and friends, with Sampson being hired as an indentured servant to Deacon Jeremiah and Susannah Thomas, two patriots who swayed Sampson’s opinions. When she turned 18, Sampson’s indentured servitude was over, and she provided for herself by teaching school and weaving during the winter. Sampson eventually married Benjamin Gannett, having three children and adopting another. The family lived in Sharon, Massachusetts in poverty. In 1797, Herman Mann helped her publish a biography of her life called “The Female Review,” sparking interest in her and she became the first female public speaker in America, going on a tour through New England and parts of New York beginning in 1802.
Paragraph 1: Margaret Sanger was the nation’s most important birth control supporter in the early twelfth century. She also committed her life to legalizing birth control and making it available for women all over. Sanger vulgarized the term “birth control”, opened the first birth control clinic into the United States, and established organizations that evolved into Planned Parenthood. (Jody) Paragraph 2: In 1924, the title red-string used to open Band-Aid. Brand Adhesive Bandages wrappers makes its first appearance.
“I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.” Words that were conveyed by Susan B. Anthony, a school teacher that dedicated her life on supporting the women’s movement. Susan B. Anthony played a vital role in the equality between men and women whose work changed the course of history between the two genders; her knowledge and dedication in the suffrage drove her way to rebel against inequality. Susan Brownell Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts. Her parents were Daniel Anthony, who worked as an operator in a textile mill before it came crashing down in 1837, and Lucy Read, a mother of six who stayed home to cook and clean.