Women's Role In American Politics

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In the late nineteenth century many things shaped the American politics do to gender and race. The role of men being dominant over the women, and white and black women activism led to shape the American politics. The many movements such as the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA), women’s clubs, Woman’s crusade and the temperance movement challenged dominant conceptions of their prescribed roles. All of these events helped the U.S to grow. The idea of citizenship defined the males. It shows their manhood, power, and authority over their wives and families. The citizenship of men shows their dominance over women that ties white men together politically. Political participation was mostly for men and limited for women. Black women were

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