Paul was still not satisfied, she spent the rest of her life working on a new Constitutional Amendment, known as the Equal Rights Amendment. This Amendment’s goal was to make sure that every person would have rights and equal opportunities. Alice Paul’s She dedicated her time to think of others and their rights. Paul’s actions had a long lasting effect on history, and because of her, all American women now have a voice in politics. Without Alice Paul’s advocation towards the nineteenth amendment, the United States would not allow women to vote, and the nation would not have a woman candidate running for president.
In the 1920s women succeeded well but not without some struggles. Along the way with 19th amendment being so hard for them gaining the right to vote, women’s roles seeing that there not good enough for other than housework and the fashion or style movement with being able not to express yourself the way you should. The 19th Amendment better known as the women’s suffrage era 1920 of the united states
During Progressive Era, there were many reforms that occurred, such as Child Labor Reform or Pure Food and Drug Act. Women Suffrage Movement was the last remarkable reform. This movement was fighting about the right of women to vote, which was basically about women’s right movement. Many great leaders – Elizabeth Cad Stanton and Susan B. Anthony - formed the National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA). Although those influential leaders faced hardship during this movement, they never gave up and kept trying their best.
From writing books to writing in newspapers. Paulina Wright Davis started the first journals made for women, Una (Una is the latin word unum, which means one). Maybe other women wrote some great books and changed people's lives. For example The Bonte Sisters written by Jane Austen. The Bonte Sisters was a great book that talked about how these three sisters had to work many jobs and suffer to get money to help their families, This book shows us the importance of women and how they always work hard and try to achieve all their goals although sometimes the community makes it impossible because they never provide things that women need , for example education or jobs they were always rarely found in a community that never understood the meaning of women.The famous read book was by a women Harriet Beecher Stowes Uncle Toms Cabin.
With mass advertising women were able to be the voices on radios, the faces on magazines, and the author of books. They were never supposed to prosper in these aspects, especially not African American women. In the course of the Harlem Renaissance women completely changed the game. All don’ts turned into do’s, everything that was frowned upon, became normal. Women made their presence known, for more than the typical reasons.
Colonial Women in America In the colonial times, women did not have many rights but had a tremendous amount of duties. Colonial woman face continuous struggles; they stood behind their husbands’ during revolutionary times, a married women had limited abilities, limited rights and had very tough daily hardships. This can be confronted by the overpowerment a husband has to his wife. Without a husband 's consent: a women may not buy property, make a contract or be sued in court. Women started to take on a lot more traditional roles and worked housing the children and tending to farms.
Gradually, public opinion swung in her favor. It would take years of struggle, but women one day would win the right to vote.” This shows courage because Susan knows that it could take years to win the right for women to vote and people would make fun of her, but she knows that one day this nation will win the right for women to vote. Another way that Susan shows courage is when she says, “May it please your honor,” Anthony replied. “I shall never pay a dollar of your unjust penalty. And I shall never earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women… that resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.” Susan shows courage when doing this because she is standing up to the judge and by saying this she could have been put into jail, but she does not care she just wants the same rights for
She played a huge role in the women’s rights movement and became one of its founders. Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s refusal to compromise on Women’s Rights inspired many other women to follow her example and led to an important change in the history of the United States, and that is suffrage for women. Throughout history, women tended to keep getting less and less rights. Roman women had almost as many rights as men, and had many of the rights that women in the seventeenth century were denied. Married women had the right to enter into contracts and own and dispose of property, as well as having certain limited rights.
The questionable social norms and gender roles for women led to the Match Girls’ Strike, a protest against unreasonable working conditions, and the rise of the women’s suffrage movement which then led to the formation of the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies and the Women’s Social and Political Union. While each cause or event was important, the most important cause was the roles of women in the nineteenth century. This is because if women refused to challenge them, then working and legal rights would never have been
For example, women weren’t allowed to vote, if they were married they had no property rights, they couldn’t gain education because no colleges or universities didn’t want women students, and women were made totally dependent on men. The women’s suffrage movement took place in the middle of the 19th Century. During this time, women struggled to vote and run for office. The problem was that women weren’t being treated as equals. “Deep cultural beliefs in male/female differences in attitudes and abilities supported this situation and giving the women the vote posed a direct threat to male powers and privileges” (Cooney Robert Taking a New Look - The Enduring Significance of the American Woman Suffrage Movement).