Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton And Alice Stone Blackwell

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Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Stone Blackwell were a few of the women during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century to lead the way to the passage of the Nineteenth Constitutional Amendment in 1920. The Nineteenth Amendment gave United States citizens the right to vote by prohibiting being denied to vote because of gender. This amendment gave women equal standing along with men in voicing their political opinions on candidates running for office. Women no longer had to suppress their political opinions. The women’s suffrage movement led to the feminist movement. The feminist movement began to end the stereotypical gender role in place by America’s patriarchy society. Women no longer wanted to be seen as housewives, they wanted to work in different types of fields outside of the home. What role has feminism played on women’s political participation, when it comes to running for office and voting for candidates?
Women that are politically active, by lobbying, voicing their opinions for public policy, working on getting an individual elected to office, vote for candidates that show concern and interest in women’s issues. To conduct my research, I will be using the American National Election Studies (ANES) data base. The American National Election Studies focus on voting behavior, opinions over the candidate and public opinion and has data from 1948 to 2012. They obtained this data by conducting surveys and interviewing individuals on a one on one…

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