Born in 1820, Susan B. Anthony experienced a time with various social changes causing by the Industrial Revolution and the urbanization in the United States. From 1830 to 1850, a wave of revolutionary fervor throughout the European and the United States, giving rise to many liberals who wanted to create a new order.1 Growing up in a politically active family, Susan calculated advanced ideas and consciousness about the needs for women to be personally and economically independent. Susan B. Anthony is a pioneer reformer in the abolition of the slavery, the emancipation of women as well as their acquisition of the right to vote. She dedicated most of her life to strive for the equal right of women, in which she organized meetings and gave speeches
Historians do know that Spartan women were known for their natural beauty, and that they were forbidden from wearing any kind of makeup or enhancements. Spartan women were afforded a public education as well. This was very radical - other Greek girls were not formally educated. They could, however, use their education to have careers or earn money But Most of the money earned was used to support the family. Their income came from land holdings that either they or their families were given through a public land distribution program or running the shops in the city-state.
Susan B Anthony was a women’s rights activist in the 1800’s who led to many of the rights women have today. Born into a Quaker family, Susan B Anthony was incredibly involved with the activist ways of life at a young age. After meeting Elizabeth Cady Stanton in 1852, she dedicated her life to women’s suffrage. Susan B Anthony’s actions led to many of the rights women have today. Her contributions include but are not limited to the right to vote, equal education opportunities, and women’s salary equality.
The women of Sparta were known for their boldness because they could bear children, were capable of being strong, and were loyal to the work they did, that is also why Spartan women got respect from their husbands and other males living in Sparta, they were not treated/counted as slaves like the Athenian women. The women of Sparta would treat Helots (slaves) badly, because that was their personality in ancient Sparta. Nowadays, most women would not have done what they did, mainly because the Athenian culture influenced more than the Spartan culture
Unlike Athenian women who were taught simple housewives roles such as, taking care of the children, cooking and raised to be housewives who were very dependent on the men in the house. Spartan women were raised and lived in an environment where Men were treated equally on the battlefield. Women worked hard alongside the men to prove they were just as hardworking and dedicated to Spartan society. Spartan Women would disown their children if they were cowards in battle, Plutarch was quoted talking about Damatria, a Spartan mother who had found out about her son’s cowardly actions and decided to deal with that herself “Damatria heard that her son had been a coward and unworthy of her, and when he arrived, she made away with him” (Plut. Lacae.
Banner writes about the personal relationships, as well as the philosophical areas of the women's rights. None of her letters or anything are actually added into this book, she tries to give ideas and details without them. Banner talks about Stanton’s role in the women's rights and suffrages, and also examines Stanton's relationships with her husband, Susan B. Anthony, and other leading feminists of the nineteenth century also. This book, “Elizabeth Cady Stanton: A Radical for Women’s Rights,” is similar to many other books in history. There is many novels overs women’s suffrage because it was a big part of many people’s life.
Freya Stark’s being a woman does add to the interest and individuality of her narrative in ‘The Southern Gates of Arabia’ in several ways. In her book British traveler Freya Stark takes her readers through her journey in and around Arab world as she discovers new places she has not seen before. Stark notes her unforgettable adventure in her writing as she writes about the Hadhramaut Valley. Stark takes us through her journey as she discovers the Bedouins whom she fantasies about and is interested in. It is interesting to mention that Stark is Stark lifestyle as a western women play a massive role in the book.
Therefore, regarding the education in Sparta, the weaknesses outweighed the strength because the Spartan’s didn’t value family morals, the basics of reading and writing were taught, and the upbringing of Spartan boys was cruel and painful. The only focus to the Spartan was war and violence instead of family morals. At the age of seven, a young boy is removed from his family
Those next two weeks I would acquire the advice, support and stories I needed to change for the better. The woman, Miss Soar, was an individual of piety. She always wore the most elegant clothing, her striped pantsuits better than anyone in our town could afford to get. Miss Soar was older, with wisdom no amount of money could buy, only
In Greek Elegiac Poetry: From the Seventh to the Fifth Centuries BC, edited and translated by Douglas E. Gerber, several poems written by a Spartan citizen named Tyrtaeus give an inside look at the ideas behind Spartan society. It is apparent in these poems that men in the state were completely and utterly devoted to the defense of their civilization. While the United States Military is not quite the same as Spartan armies, many of the qualities Tyrtaeus describes in Spartan warriors are apparent in modern US military philosophy. Tyrtaeus’ poems show similarities to and evidence of Spartan warrior code in our military today, although at a much less extreme level. This paper will discuss these influences as well as differences between the two fighting forces.