Woman 's Sphere By Elizabeth Cady Stanton Essay

1479 Words Apr 15th, 2016 6 Pages
Suffrage means to have the right to vote in political elections. The concept was an ideal means for women throughout history, especially for women between late 1700’s and early 1900’s. Women suffrage had long been publicized to society since the 1700’s by Mary Wollstonecraft in 1792 (Scholastics), and many other events or activities, led to the ratification of the 19th amendment. At the same time, the right for African Americans suffrage was also an approach. Through many generations of African Americans, the 15th amendment was passed by congress on February 3, 1870, which granted African American males to vote. In the 1820’s the role of a woman’s was to stay home and be good wives and mothers, which is known as Woman’s Sphere introduced by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Women Sphere is a term used to describe the separation of men and women, such as what duties they have at home and society. Women were not allowed to disobey their husbands, nor were they allowed to have any rights as White males. However, females such as Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and other females, led to the idea of women’s equality. Women segregation took an active approach in 1848, during the Seneca Falls Convention (History). The convention was organized by reformers named Elizabeth Stanton and Lucretia Mott. During the meeting, which consisted of 300 women and 40 men, a discussion of women’s equality and voting rights was the main topic of the conversation. As the meeting progressed, Stanton…

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