Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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    The early 1900s was an exceptional time for women, especially in the years leading up to and through the 1920s. This investigation will examine: to what extent did the political roles of women’s changed in the 1920s in the United States? It will look at the political aspects of their lives. This includes the new ability to vote from the passing of the 19th amendment, their fight into the political workforce, all part of the women’s suffrage movement. This investigation will use a variety of sources to determine the way that women’s roles changed in the 1920’s in politics. Including going through the different organizations websites and looking into the Library of Congress as it relates to women’s suffrage. The Women’s Suffrage movement had been going on since the early 1800’s. There was a large movement for the women’s right to vote that lasted 72 years. The struggle went on from 1848 after the Seneca Falls Convention to the passage of the nineteenth amendment which gave the women of the US the right to vote in political elections. The Nineteenth Amendment, women’s right to vote, was ratified under Wilson’s presidency on August 26,…

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    of women.” (History) At this conference the “Declaration of Sentiments” was created. This was a revision of the Declaration of Independence that included women to it. In 1869 Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell formed the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony formed the American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA) which pushed for an amendment making it legal for women to vote. In 1890 the NWSA and the AWSA merged creating the National American Woman…

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    Imagine the role of a woman in the early 1800s, waking up and right from the “get-go” feeding and clothing children while trying to keep them in line all day. The latter half of the day spent cleaning the house and cooking a meal in preparation for the husband to return. During the early years of the 19th century women were expected to be proper and hold themselves with respect. They were not encouraged to pursue an education, their only role was to “play house” and be a mother, Margaret Sanger…

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    Alice Paul Suffragist

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    outstanding determination to acquire equal rights for women by establishing the 19th amendment and, confounding the NWP organization. Alice Paul made…

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    make 77 cents, black women would earn 64 cents, and Latinas would only make 56 cents” (Evans 118). That is just for independent women, women with families earn even less than that. When it comes to corporations and worldwide companies, it is statistically proven that women make less money, for the same background, same hours, same job, same talents. Yet, as shown above, women still earn less. During the War women could become Mayor, nurses, doctor, etc. (Macdonald 22). Yet, still not able to…

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    the U.S. Constitution was signed. The U.S. Constitution didn’t allow women to vote until 1920. One of the things the Constitution did was help the U.S. government set up three branches. Also, two of America’s Founding Fathers were not able to sign the U.S. Constitution. The U.S. Constitution was signed. Until 1920, women did not have the right to vote. Before 1920, when women were not allowed to vote, in Colorado, Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming, women were already to vote. Women in Indiana were…

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    crazy notion in the 1870’s where women were considered inferior to men. But women are so much more than that, and they showed that through hard work and dedication they could accomplish what men could, however this process would not be any easy one. Women were fighting for equality among the workplace, and fighting for equal rights as those of men. From the late 1800’s and up to the early 1900’s women’s social, political, and economic conditions changed drastically from very minimal and almost…

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    Women's History Month

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    Women's History Month International women's day is an essential day in our history because we have historic women who rock! In 1910, Clara Zetkin came up with the idea for that day on March 8th. International women's day was for united nations in 1975. Between those years not much happened. The U.N. created an annual theme in the mid-90s for women's day. In 2011, President Obama declared March is women's history month. Three examples of powerful women are Susan B. Anthony, Rosa Parks, and…

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    Directly after the 19th amendment passed, giving women the right to vote, a feminist debate broke out. Two sides emerged with different views on how to continue to pursue women's rights. On one side, the National Woman's Party, proposed a new amendment to secure equal rights for both sexes, and the other side was comprised of those against the passing of this amendment, for they worried it would wipe out the protective laws they worked so hard to obtain for women workers. The proposition of the…

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    Alice Paul and Lucy Burns played a big role in the Woman’s Suffrage Movement. In the movie Iron Jawed Angels, it is displayed that women used many different methods to earn the right to vote in the U.S. From the moment Alice Paul and Lucy Burns stepped foot in America, they had the mindset of working with women to earn voting rights. The first event they scheduled after recruiting female factory workers, southern women and even African American women, the ladies banded together for a parade.…

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