However, when thought of, most people remember her contributions to the women’s rights movement. She, and other feminists such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, began to realize that there were numerous similarities between slaves and women. Both were fighting to get away from the male-dominated culture and beliefs. In 1848, these women began a convention in Seneca Falls, regarding women’s rights(Brinkley 330). They believed that women should be able to vote, basing their argument on the clause “all men and women are created equal”.
We made huge gains in military technology for poison gas, machine guns, and submarines. We also had a huge boost to the American economy. Production and work opportunities to help the war effort got people working. We also continued to make money with helping to rebuild Europe after the war.
During WWI, help is needed to bring all the citizens united and in an agreement with war, as well as raising fundings, raising the number of people in the workforce, mainly women, and having the military 's back. They needed to acquire food and other supplies for the men that were fighting in the trench warfare and replace the jobs that they left. The federal government sought support on the home front by propaganda, enforcing new laws, and through speeches and events. Propaganda was one of the main ways to get a message across, and that was what the government liked; strong and convincing cartoons that encouraged people to provide aid on the home front and encouraging women to occupy the jobs that the soldiers left to help the economy
Through their contributions in various fields of work, women proved their worth to society. They did not only change their perspective of themselves, but also societies perspective on what women could do. After the war, women aimed for universal suffrage which was supported by the men who returned from the war. At the close of World War I, women received partial victory through the 1918 Representation of People Act that allowed British women over the age of 30 to vote . The exclusion of allowing the younger women to vote until 1928 showed the lack of equality as the younger women took up majority of the positions in industries, as nurses, and volunteeres in organizations during the war.
The Second New Deal saw a big boost in government spending on relief programs designed to get Americans working and to get money flowing in the economy. Agencies were created and given billions to provide employment to millions and from that the WPA was formed which built thousands of hospitals, schools, airports, and playgrounds across the country and when Americans saw those things being built they saw it as progress and it served as a sign of hope that things were getting better. The Social Security Act of 1935 was one of the most important things created from the Second New Deal and it was designed to provide social protection to citizens for things like unemployment and aid for poor families. This made the federal government a more prominent role in the lives of everyday Americans but it was something that was good for the social well being of the country. Apart from forming different agencies and organizations, the federal government also got involved in revamping American culture.
Anthony was introduced to Elizabeth Cady Stanton and started to work together during the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Susan B. Anthony learned everything that Stanton could teach her about being an activist and abolitionist. Anthony attended her first convention in 1852 at Syracuse. “Anthony and Stanton believed the Republicans would reward women for their work in building support for the Thirteenth Amendment by giving them the vote. They were bitterly disappointed when this did not happen”
President wilson was a early 20th century president who sought to reform american society for the better. His reform focus during his presidency ranged from economical reforms to labor laws. He used his position of power with reform in mind in turn making him successful in bringing about positive changes to american society. Wilson did things such as create the Federal Reserve Bank in hopes to help stabilize the economy. Wilson was also strong supporter of labor laws which made him popular in the eyes of the working class.
Illinois went experience a large degree of modernization following the World War II. Several areas in which these changes can be seen are in the efforts to assimilate war veterans back into mainstream society, the changing manufacturing business, suburban emigration of city dwellers, the modernizing education system, and continually increasing racial tension. The postwar years brought prosperity to Illinois and provided the population with many positive benefits and financial gain. However, while industries, state programs, and individual gain increased, the population experienced an increase in racial tensions. The prosperity Illinois experience made it an industrial and agricultural force during the middle of the century.
Henry B. also made steel more efficient. The more profitable steel helped enough to make them replenish the train tracks, so the new transportation brought together many cities. Since the North had manufacturing,
Even though there was an increase in employment for women, younger women who had small children were left with very little options for employment opportunities. An American social and cultural figure was created during this time called, Rosie the Riveter, she was created to recruit women into these “male” jobs or industrial jobs during the war. As the war ended, so did the flood of women’s employment in these industrialized jobs. Women
This new common sense greatly reflected Keynesian views of the economy. Not only did this new common sense become popular in the United States, but it also became popular throughout the world. Many countries began to adopt this new common sense, especially after World War II. Globally, there was a common agreement on the belief that government intervention in the market was not a bad thing, but an essential key factor in maintaining a healthy economy. Following Keynes’s ideologies, the United States government increased the budget deficit to help other countries whose economies were destroyed by the war recover their economies.
During the late 19th century, the United States took on an economic development and transformed from an agricultural economy to a new industrialized nation. From the transcontinental railroad to new technological innovations and the rise of mechanization, America was thriving, and people from all over the world wanted to be apart of the new modern nation. The industrial expansion created thousands of new jobs and opportunities for not only Americans but also for immigrants. Along with new technological advances, America also experienced changes in the ways businesses were controlled and operated.
The first women in Australian that were able to vote were in South Australia, in 1895 , and quickly, other states and territories followed. This leap in women’s rights changed Australia into a nation of equality, and moved the nation into the next stage of cultural independence. Vida Goldstein was a Victorian citizen who followed in her mother’s footsteps in becoming a social reformer and a suffragist. She was firmly encouraged by her parents to become educated and independent, and this led her to become the leader in Victoria for women’s equality. She was an excellent public speaker, and this enabled her to grasp her audience and effect and change their opinions on women’s equality.