Women 's Suffrage By Susan B. Anthony And Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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During the Gilded Age , the United States saw the growth of the economy, the development of new technologies and products that would definitely help improve the way of living of the middle class citizens, but in this period of time also came with many downfalls such as the corruption made by ineffective politicians, child labor, low wages for massive amount of working hours, and the poor treatment toward minorities and women. However, it was not until the Progressive Era , when the United States saw a bit of a change with the rising of many reforms and movements. One of the greatest achievements that took place during the Progressive Era was the right to vote for women achieved by the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Some of the most famous leaders of the Women’s Suffrage Movements were Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton; these two women were a key complement to attain the impossible, ‘the right to vote for women”. Even though some people made them believe they were crazy for even thinking about something as foolish as the right to vote for women, these and other women who were fully in favor of this movement did not let the opinion of others go in between them and their main goal. It all started in the Seneca Fall Convection organized by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott; it was in this convection where the Women’s Suffrage Movement first gained attention in the United States. Later on in 1851 Anthony was introduced to Stanton and immediately both women made…

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