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    Lucy Stone American Woman

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    Lucy Stone (1818-1893) was a prominent nineteenth century American woman 's rights advocate, suffragette, and abolitionist who frequently gave public lectures, wrote articles, and edited publications to support such causes. Throughout her career she conservatively campaigned for women 's equality and civil rights arguing that individuals must define themselves, their work, and influence on their own accounts rather than being prejudged on the basis of race or gender. A respected orator, Stone was known for her rhetoric which advocated that woman deserved opportunities for equal education, had the right to vote, keep their maiden names, their own property, and hold public office. Stone became nationally known for publically keeping her maiden…

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    Lucy Stone Thesis

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    rights, Stone fought for African American’s rights as well. “She attended Oberlin College… Oberlin was a station on the Underground Railroad, a system of safe hiding places for slaves escaping north to freedom” (Langston). Although not a slave herself, Stone fought to emancipate slaves and abolish slavery. From a young age Stone supported the emancipation of slaves. By attending Oberlin College Lucy Stone showed her support.“Stone taught fugitive slaves... She [also] work[ed] as a lecturer for…

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    At the turn of the century, women’s roles in the United States were very different than today. Back then in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, women had one role, which was getting married and having children. Women were basically slaves, they lived in a home with their husband and children, and were expected to raise their children and do whatever their husbands desired. After getting married, women would give up many of their rights. They were not allowed to own property, keep their own wages,…

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    The film, Suffragette looks at the struggles the women who fought for the right to vote went through. The film takes place in London 1912, prior to women having the right to vote. As a result, women's rights were not valued as much. Caffi states that "Every social institution should have as its sole reason for being that of assuring the happiness of the man conscious of his own individuality" (Caffi 1970). A man's happiness, needs, and desires at this time were much more valuable than a woman's.…

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    In the memoir, “I Escaped A Violent Gang” and in the informational text, “Susan B. Anthony Dares to Vote,” a common theme is courage. In “I Escaped a Violent Gang,” Ana had the courage to get out of the gang that she had been in for a long time. In “Susan B. Anthony Dares to Vote,” Susan had the courage to fight for women’s equal rights. Although these two texts share the theme of courage, there are still some differences. In “I Escaped a Violent Gang,” Ana is trying to get out of the gang,…

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    Susan B. Anthony

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    Susan B. Anthony once said, “Men their rights, and nothing more; women their rights, and nothing less.” “Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820 in Adams, Massachusetts and was raised in a Quaker household. Later went on to work as a teacher before becoming a leading figure in the abolitionist and women's voting rights movement. She partnered with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and eventually lead the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Anthony died March 13, 1906 at the age of 86 in…

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    Lucy Stone Research Paper

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    Stepping Stone Lucy Stone played a large role in the women's rights movement and also was the first women to attend college in Massachusetts. Her and her husband stood up against societal norms and became an inspiration to couples across the nation. Lucy stone is significant in my eyes because I believe in women's rights. I greatly appreciate the women in history who paved the path, creating the society we are lucky to have today. I wanted to look deeper into women who were not necessarily…

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    Susan Brownell Anthony (Feb. 20, 1820 - March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and a feminist who played an important role in the woman’s suffrage movement. She began to collect anti-slavery petitions at the age of 17. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and herself founded the New York Women’s State Temperance Society after Anthony was not allowed to speak at a temperance conference because she was a woman. She began the movement to equality in women, although we are still looked at as minorities,…

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    What would America be like if women could not vote, women had ¼ the pay of men, women and black people had fewer rights, and temperance (alcohol limits) was not fought for? Well, it would be much worse. Luckily, Susan B. Anthony fought for these rights. She is a hero! It was a cold night on February 15, 1820 that Susan was born. Her parents were Daniel and Lucy Anthony. Her family was a Quaker family, which believed women are equal to men and learning is necessary. She could read and write at…

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    minimum. Women such as Lucretia Mott, the Grimke sisters, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Abigail Adams became advocates of women getting the vote. Adams wrote so many letters to her husband, John Adams, explaining and trying to get him to understand why women getting the vote was so important. I think that women made a significant progress for women 's suffrage because women made it possible for multiple voting. There are now twice as many…

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