This document written by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, demanded social status equality as well as legal rights, and the right to vote. The successes of the Women’s Suffrage Movement was that the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. During this movement job opportunities were open to more women which also caused this movement to make working conditions better to work in and gave women a better paying wage. Women were also able to take birth control which worked on issues such as childbirth during the period. Although some failures during the movement were that men still did not see women as equal to them, and that they were incapable of owning property, this movement changed has changed the lives of women for the
IMPACT OF EARLY LIFE ON LATER WORK- As mentioned above, Elizabeth Cady Stanton worked in support of women’s rights. She called for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote. Elizabeth acknowledged the role religion played in the effort for equal rights for women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton achieved her goal regarding equal rights for
Catt did a fantastic job proving to congress that it was time for woman suffrage. She developed logos, used a confident tone, and incorporated direct quotations to successfully support that woman suffrage needs to happen
In the renaissance period, the status and the presentation of women was oppressive and restrictive. Women were allowed to enjoy very few economic and political rights and acted submissively in front of their fathers and husbands. They were forced to remain in the domestic part of their society. Their roles as daughters, mothers and wives were considered significant in the renaissance age. Their reproductive capabilities was extremely important for inheritances and for maintaining the family line.
Pollitt logically claims that, “The ultimate paradox of difference feminism is that it has come to the fore at a moment when the lives of the sexes are becoming less distinct than they ever have been in the West” (411). Pollitt’s logic is that we all seen how women have dominated roles that were considered just for men. Difference feminism claims that women are not entirely equal, when they actually are. Pollitt’s logic leads to the realization that difference feminism massages their ideas; they are not doing women any good.
Though people like Abigail Adams had played important roles in shaping the American government, women could not vote and until marriage they were the property of their father, and after marriage were the property of their husband. Ernestine Rose, in 1851 asked why women are “not included in that Declaration? Answer, ye wise men of the nation, and answer truly; add not hypocrisy to your other sins. Say she is not created free and equal, and therefore, (for the sequence follows on the premises) she is not entitled to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. But you dare not answer this simple question.
Through Gandhi’s advocacy, women were able to participate in government roles. In addition, Gandhi disagreed with some features of the caste system, especially the brutal treatment of the untouchables (Wadley 202). The untouchables were the lowest caste in the system, and lived at the lowest level of society. They were considered the least pure, and were not able to come in contact with those of a higher caste, due to the fact that they may risk “spiritually polluting” the person in the higher caste (Wadley 189-190). From the M.K.
Eleanor exhibited these qualities and so many more. Where some of the feats Eleanor accomplished are not as relevant to women today, such as establishing the Court of Love, her principals and the way she ruled both England and France are still present and waiting to be used as an example for modern-day leadership. Eleanor of Aquitaine took great steps in the way of women’s equality through her life, but now as all girls schools teach girls to be ‘founders’ it is more relevant that Eleanor has left a legacy that exhibits strength, resilience, and a character that one would not soon
The major problems that needed to be removed from the society during that period were Drunkenness, ignorance and inequality among the population. There were a racial and gender differences and the women, African Americans and Native Americans were not allowed to participate in political programs. They were often ignored by the politicians of the time and were not provided with any political rights. The reform movements took place starting from 1820 and addressed these as central issues. The reform movements started with the Great Awakening followed by the
During the periods of 1890-1925 the Progressive Era diversified the role and responsibility of women by developing a workforce for women and promoting their political involvement.The role of women changed during the 1890s - 1920s,women became more important and were taken seriously.Although before the affection of economic and political developments of American women in the 1890s-1920s,they had no rights in the government,and were mainly know as a housewife.The consequence of the political developments advanced women to pursue their career and gain a better education. In “The Status of Women,Past,Present, and Future”(Doc. 1 ) , Susan B. Anthony who was a female political leader, intended that women should be given more industrial