Argumentative Essay On Women's Rights

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Throughout history, women have constantly fought for equality. "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it 's the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead said this after experiencing traveling the world and seeing different cultures. Despite the hardships that women have endured, they have still been able to rise up and achieve equality between the sexes. Women have had a huge role in shaping America into what it is present day. During the colonial era, women played a crucial role. They, not only were responsible for taking care of their family, they were very limited to jobs, were expected to increase the population of early settlers, and had few rights and was overshadowed by the domination of men.
In the eighteenth century,
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Before this amendment was created, they had no self-representation other than from their husbands and fathers. This changed in 1920 when the 19th amendment was ratified. This turning point in women’s history for social and political rights have led to what powerful women have become today. The Women’s Rights Movement was 1848-1920. Women of all ages came together to fight for the equality of the sexes. Woman affected many laws and changed human nature. They held meetings, spoke publicly, and changed the morals of many people. The leaders of the Woman 's Rights Movement, fought for freedom in religion, family life, government, employment, and education. Today, women have successfully gained these freedoms because of how this group of woman fought hard and never gave up. Elizabeth Cady Stanton was the leader of the Women’s Rights Movement. She wrote the “Declaration of Sentiments.” One of the famous arguments from this writing was: “We hold these truths to be self-evident by their creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of

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