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    Margaret Sanger Influence

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    Margaret Sanger was a huge contributor to making birth control a necessity today. In the last 100 years things have been much different. 100 years ago a ‘natural’ family size would be 11-18 children per women. This rapid and social change can be traced back to the life work of Margaret Sanger. Sanger used her own strategies, by becoming a public nuisance, by interfering with the Catholic Church, the United States judiciary, and the Marxist party. Sangers also became politically active and used her writing skills to create writings to promote her way of thinking. Lastly Sangers created, and founded clinics that would change US forever. Sangers ability to pursue her dreams of women having the right to decided on birthing even if she was looked…

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    internationally as a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping women stay safe, informed and have access to necessary opportunities. The organization officially formed in 1923, after a long battle, which was still not over. Margaret Sanger, is the first named woman for creating and publicly voicing her opinion on birth control and sex education for women. Margaret Sanger was an influential women rights activist famous for starting Planned Parenthood, the idea and startup of which happened…

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    Margaret was one of eleven children total who witnessed her mothers many miscarriages and early death. Margaret attributes her early passing to the toll of frequent childbirths and poor living conditions. Margaret Sanger was a birth control activist, sex educator, writer, as well as a nurse (Katz, 2000). Margaret was the first to popularize the term “birth control” with her great push to educate women about family planning. After returning to work, Sanger faced many difficult examples of how…

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    activist, Margaret Sanger, gave her famous speech, The Children’s Era, in 1925. The Children’s Era started the battle for birth control and contraceptives. When Sanger was only 19 she watched her mother die from Tuberculosis. Sanger believed she died from the strain of having eleven children and seven miscarriages. At her own mother’s funeral Sanger turned to her father to say, “You caused this. Mother is dead from having too many children." This horrifying experience leads to Sanger’s…

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    Women are having children when they are still children themselves and not having the financial stability or not knowing how to care for the children properly, that is until Margaret Sanger decided to do something about it. In her famous speech “The Children's Era” delivered in March of 1925 in New York, NY Margaret Sanger was a birth control activist who wanted to let all people know what she knew, the importance of birth control and how it could change a life. Margaret Luis Higgins on…

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    Around the world, women have small alarms going off, reminding them to take their daily pill, which helps prevent pregnancies. Less than sixty years ago, women would not have had this privilege, but instead would heavily rely on men to provide some sort of birth control method. However, thanks to Margaret Sanger, women have the right to choose their form of birth control. Sanger’s legacy consists of many, even now, controversial movements, including the legalization of women’s birth control, the…

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    Native Margaret Sanger who was such an independent women became a nurse who got involved with the socialist party in New York. She was getting involved with these type of women who were having awful experiences with pregnancies. Part of those experiences led her to believe that women should be in total control of childbearing after she had witnessed her mother’s death which she believes it was due after giving birth to eleven children. Her beliefs were that self-induced abortions and difficult…

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    Dating back to October 16, 1916, Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. Soon after, she was arrested and accused of supplying indecent materials to women. In 1938, the clinic officially became the American Birth Control League, and by 1944, had over 200 functioning centers and a significant amount of clients—upwards of around forty-thousand. Many at the time found the operation’s name offensive, and Sanger changed it to what we all know today as the Planned Parenthood…

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    Margaret Sanger's Legacy

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    An Insight to Margaret Sanger’s Legacy During the early twentieth century, women had no access to contraceptives and they had no power in deciding when they wanted to start a family. In the United States, women were charged with a crime if they educated, distributed, or possessed any form of contraception. This banned was supported by the Comstock Act, which was passed by Congress in 1873, but there were people who did not support it (Comstock Act | United States [1873]). One of the activist…

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    factories and on farms. The 1920s brought about a time where women were seen as essential to the success of America rather than a fragile mind whose only place is in the home. Margaret Sanger, a birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse, was the face of change for women concerning sex and birth. Sanger’s attempts to make birth control more accessible to women originated as a teenager after her mother’s death. Dying at the age of fifty, Sanger’s mother contracted tuberculosis…

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