The Impact of Women's Suffrage on the U.S. The right to vote is perhaps the most coveted of American liberties. Without the right to vote, populations of people in the United States would cease to have key representation in this representative democratic government. But with the enormous societal emphasis that America puts on voting and elections in the modern status quo, little focus is placed on the incredibly surprising fact that, for much of American history, the right to vote was not one bestowed to all citizens.
She was portrayed as a fearless girl who could do anything equivalent to a man could do during that time, but still a pretty girl. She was originally based on a munitions worker but was mainly and fictitious character . Rosie was there to recruit women for the munitions industry to help serve the country. The munitions industry included in creating and distributing industrial war gear such as building planes, bombs, tanks and other weapons for war .
A heroine is “a woman admired or idealized for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities” (Dictionary.com). Minerva was the first sister to get involved in the revolution, which made her a leader. She is willing to fight with everything she has,even if it brings danger itto her life. Mate is a sister that admired Minerva a lot. When Mate finds out that Minerva is sneaking out to secret meeting she asks her why she would do that.
Margaret Floy Washburn There have been many great and influential psychologists. Many of them have made psychology what it is today. Margaret Floy Washburn was one of those people who Washburn was famous for being the first woman to earn a PH.D. in psychology, she got her degree in 1894 (Bumb). After getting her degree, she preceded to teach as a professor at Vassar College for 36 years.
But this was the complete opposite for Rosalind. Although Rosalind became a well-known chemist, she wasn’t well-known for the way she probably would’ve liked too. As Rosalind grew she became very involved with DNA or in other words, she was a ‘DNA fanatic’. Between 1951-1953 Rosalind Franklin took X-Ray photographs of DNA, which received many compliments from J.D Bernal, another scientist. During this time
This made the rest of the scientific world realized they'd just made a gigantic breakthrough in medical technology. Up until this time, scientists were unable to grow human cells in the culture of a Petri dish, but Henrietta’s cells multiplied at a feverish pace. Furthermore, increasing the amount of deadly cancer in her body. Henrietta’s cells also continued to grow and multiply outside her body in laboratory conditions.. Henrietta died at the age of 31, leaving behind a husband and five young children.
Eleanor Roosevelt World’s First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt once stated, “You can do the thing you think you cannot do,” Which is exactly what Eleanor did. Eleanor Roosevelt changed America by standing up for human rights and being an encouragement to those during war time. She gave those who had lost their voices a voice. She showed America that when something bad is happening you don’t have to leave it to others to fix it. She left a legacy as the most outspoken woman ever to live in the White House and as many recall to her, “The Worlds First Lady”.
Terry Tempest Williams wrote a strong and passionate essay, The Clan of One-Breasted Women, about her experience with finding out about nuclear testing in addition, what she believes was the cause of breast cancer that most of the women in her family were suffering from. Williams narrates her experience throughout the essay from the time she found out about the nuclear testing, through her being caught crossing into a testing site, illegally. The essay follows Williams throughout her experience and how it affected her family. Not only does Williams use diction, tone, and mood to get her point across. She also makes a strong argument through the use of ethos, pathos, and logos.
For example, back then women had just been allowed to vote. This was a huge change for that time, and changed the course of history. Also, wives could not own a property; it all belonged to their husbands. Today, women have fought for, and acquired much more freedom in regards to rights and freedoms, such as being allowed to vote, being allowed to own property, and having more power over their own decisions. Thirdly, most wives in the late 19th-20th century didn’t have much of an education, because they were forced to stay home and take care of domestic tasks.
Lupe faced a lot of obstacles throughout her childhood and as an adult. One would definitely be taking care of her grandfather as a young child. As a child she was a drop out. The schools told her she was retarded and just could not learn. When she got older she was a full time mom to 3 children.
How many of you have family that has worked in the armed forces? Or how many people have friends that live in third world or poor countries? On December 25, 1821, a tiny Christmas baby, who would become one of the greatest civil war heroines ever, was born into a loving middle class family. Clara Barton had four older siblings that adored her and taught her many life skills that would be crucial for her later career. School was very boring to her because she liked to care for others rather than learn about the world.
Elizabeth Blackwell’s Contribution to Women in the Medical Field A spark lit by Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell ignited the inspiration of women all throughout the world by her astonishing achievement becoming the United States first female physician. Doing so, Dr. Blackwell established countless opportunities in the medical profession directed towards helping women throughout America. Undertaking her great feat was by no means leisurely nor frivolous, even so, she knew the benefits her sacrifices would formulate. Elizabeth was not always intrigued in joining the medical field until her early adult years of her life.
Gar Alperovitz’s (1995) The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb presents numbers of declassified information and historical evidences, as well as his rigorous analyses drawn from such documents. His knowledge and expertise gained through a distinguished career as a historian strongly supports against the justification of the use of the atomic bombs during World War II. In his book, Alperovitz (1995) raises an important question stating, “[h]ow could it be that what leading military figures believed – and now many historians had concluded – was so radically different from what the majority of Americans still believed?” (p. 7).