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  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton And Susan B Anthony
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    For over 40 years the women's rights movement in America was resigned to attempts at "elevating woman's role in the domestic sphere". (5) In the years preceding the civil war and the progressive era of reconstruction that followed it, women's rights became women's suffrage and with the change in name came a reorganization of the suffrage movement. As postwar debates concerning black rights raged in congress, the opportunity to create a human suffrage platform arose. The similarity in ideologies ...
  • Susan B Anthony
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    Susan Brownell Anthony was a magnificent women who devoted most of her life to gain the right for women to vote. She traveled the United States by stage coach, wagon, and train giving many speeches, up to 75 to 100 a year, for 45 years. She went as far as writing a newspaper, the Revolution, and casting a ballot, despite it being illegal. Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts. She was the second of eight children in her family. In the early 1800's girls were not...
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton And Susan B Anthony
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony is the most well known name in women's rights from the 1800's. Most people who are not familiar with the history of this time are aware of Susan's reputation and nearly everyone of my generation has seen and held a Susan B. Anthony silver dollar. For these reasons I was greatly surprised to learn that Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the original women's rights movement spokeswoman and Susan B. Anthony her protg. Elizabeth Cady Stanton marri...
  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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    Elizabeth Cady Stanton I was once called the most dangerous woman in America because I dared to ask for the unthinkable- the right to vote. I challenged my culture's basic assumptions about men and women, and dedicated my life to the pursuit of equal rights for all women. My name is Elizabeth Cady Stanton. I was born in Johnstown, New York, on the 12th of November, 1815. My father is the prominent attorney and judge Daniel Cady and my mother is Margaret Livingston Cady. I was born the seventh ch...
  • Susan B Anthony And Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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    1995 marks the 75th anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the Constitution, giving women the right to vote. A resolution calling for woman suffrage was passed, after much debate, at The Seneca Falls Convention in 1848. The Convention was convened by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott who demanded a wide range of changes. These changes were spelled out in The Declaration of Sentiments a document based upon the Declaration of Independence. "What are we next to do" asked Elizabe...
  • National Women Suffrage Association Susan B Anthony
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    The women, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Carrie Catt and Bella Abzug all played a ritual role in the Women Rights-Suffrage Movement. All the women had something to do with the getting the Suffrage Movement started. They all had some contribution to getting the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote. All of the women except Bella Abzug died before the Nineteenth Amendment was put into place. Susan B. Anthony was born on February 5 1820, in Adams, Massachusetts. She was b...
  • Susan B Anthony And Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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    Are women really inferior to men Of course not, but this is the mindset that has been a part of the world since the beginning. For a long time, even women did not believe that they measured up to men. In her book North anger Abbey, Jane Austen wrote, "A women, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can (Gurko 1974, 5)". Beginning in the early 1900's, though, women began to want changes in society. They wanted to have a say in the decisions th...
  • Ms Susan B Anthony
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    Susan B. Anthony October 18, 2004 US History from 1877 Grand View College The word feminist can be though of in many ways. Some people can hear the word in a positive way, and think of it as a woman standing up for her gender's rights. Other people can think of it in a negative way, as a woman who is too high strung and opinionated. The word feminist is actually a female who has opinions on the way her sex is treated. Modern feminism will be discussed, along with using some examples such as Susa...
  • Pop Feminism
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    Final Composition-"Feminism" Women have a disease, a disease that will prevent them from ever achieving political, social or economic greatness. This "disease" is the need for independency and self-respect or the lack there of. This is what we have come to know as feminism. Understand that the need for independant and self-respect isn't a real disease, I just used disease as a metaphor for how women go about trying to achieve them. "For nearly one hundred and fifty years women have fought for eq...
  • Anna Elizabeth Dickinson
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    Perhaps more well known then the recipient of her letter, Susan B. Anthony wrote to her fledgling prot? g? orator, Anna Dickinson, that? your mission will brighten and beautify every day if you will but keep the eye of your own spirit turned within? [where] that precious jewel of truth is to be sought? and formed? and darling? you will find it & speak it, and live it? and all men and women will call you blessed.? (Faderman, 96) Dickinson's skill and ability carried her throughout the country, sp...

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