Slack's Influence On Susan B Anthony

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Being confined to the home, Slack could not pursue her passion of writing. Marriage and parenting was viewed the primary role of women in American society, but during the progressive movement women were determined to change that. The ultimate goal to be attained by the women was to gain suffrage, or the right to vote within political elections. The movement began in 1848, with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, who organized the Seneca Falls Convention. Then in 1870s, the movement finds a new leader in Susan B. Anthony. Anthony would campaign for a constitutional amendment to developed and voted upon, but a compromise never arose. For years to come, women would battle for the right to vote, but virtually no progress was made on the national
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