Roles Of Women In The 1920s Essay

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The early 1900s was an exceptional time for women, especially in the years leading up to and through the 1920s. This investigation will examine: to what extent did the political roles of women’s changed in the 1920s in the United States? It will look at the political aspects of their lives. This includes the new ability to vote from the passing of the 19th amendment, their fight into the political workforce, all part of the women’s suffrage movement. This investigation will use a variety of sources to determine the way that women’s roles changed in the 1920’s in politics. Including going through the different organizations websites and looking into the Library of Congress as it relates to women’s suffrage.

The Women’s Suffrage movement had been going on since the early 1800’s. There was a large movement for the women’s right to vote that lasted 72 years. The struggle went on from 1848 after the Seneca Falls Convention to the passage of the nineteenth amendment which gave the women of the US the right to vote in political elections. The Nineteenth Amendment, women’s right to vote, was ratified under Wilson’s presidency on August 26,
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This website is the organizations official website and holds valuable information on the women’s suffrage movement. This particular article had the purpose of informing the reader of the women’s suffrage movement going both into depth and having a summary. It starts in the 1800’s and continues into the 1920s. A value of this source is that it comes directly from a women’s museum organization and therefore is very focused on the specific topic. A limitation of this source is that there is no specific author and because of this the credibility of the source and the information within the source is deficient due to lack of information on the writer such as whether or not they have a degree in history and whether or not they are a credible

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