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    opposition, women are annexed to the definition, and gain their rights as Americans. Women’s suffrage was a political movement that took place in the early 19th century with the aims of granting women their long sought-after right to vote. Of all of the different demographics in the U.S., women were among the last to earn their suffrage, and perhaps to be considered part of the definition of “the people” of our constitution. The moment emerged from the broader “women’s rights” movement of the 1840s and 50s, and had the much more specific goal of granting women the voting power of full citizenship. Separate from women’s rights, women’s suffrage was more conservative, and wanted less to change women’s position in society at large than to accomplish their singular goal. In a fight that lasted many years, women all over the country rallied, at first in small…

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    by the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Some of the most famous leaders…

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    Suffrage is the right to vote in political elections, and one who is a citizen of the United States, should be granted the right to do so. Regardless of the person’s race, color, gender, and religion. Women in the United States played a huge role beginning from the 1840’s in the U.S. for granting their right to vote. Some reason’s why women were very determined to sought suffrage were, recognition of discrimination towards women, women wanted to have fair treatment in the public service, and…

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    Women's Suffrage

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    the women’s suffrage movements. The addition of the Fifteenth…

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    independent woman has been the goal of most women. They want to be treated the same way men are treated. Most women believe that they can do any job just as well, or better than men. It is against the law to discriminate a woman because of her gender. If it was not for Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony starting the women’s suffrage movement, women would not have any of the rights that they have today. Before 1893 women did not even have the right to vote. Women were not allowed to…

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    The fight for women’s suffrage was an ongoing topic in the United States in the 1920’s. Women’s suffrage was the struggle for women to achieve the right to vote and hold office, which was a pressing matter for women of the time. But it was soon to be that women 's lives would be changed for the better in politics, work, education, and in the home. With advances in society, some women stood up and made a true example of women’s suffrage activists and future congresswomen. Jeannette Rankin was one…

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    Women’s Suffrage Starting when the Seneca Falls Convention was held, the women’s rights movement changed the course of history. The first women’s suffrage convention was held in 1848 marking the start of the women’s rights movement. Surprisingly, during the 1800’s women had next to no rights. The convention convinced them to demand equal rights in society, including demands for available education and voting rights. Although people fought, protested and marched tirelessly, it was only until…

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    The United States of America has a relatively shorter history than that of other nation-states; thus the brief history makes every reform pivotal in understanding the current state of the hegemon. In regards to the electoral reforms, the women’s suffrage movement, which resulted in their right to vote, is perhaps the most pivotal development in the country’s ongoing democratization process. Women constitute half of the American nation and excluding them from a democratic process such as voting…

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    The tedious battle of equal rights for women in the 20th century lasted nearly one hundred years. (“Alice Paul: Feminist, Suffragist, and Political Strategist”) Many important women made significant impressions in this overcoming this struggle. Women’s suffrage, or their right to vote, was a concept that was fought for by a multitude of dedicated individuals. Alice Paul was a women’s rights activist who utilized her determination, education, courage, and persistence to make an everlasting impact…

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    I first chose the topic of women’s right because, as a young woman in 2016 attending college in the United States, women’s rights are fairly important to me. As I began to look into the topic that I already knew was large and complicated, I decided to hone in on suffrage because I realized it was a pivotal point in the fight for women’s rights and I knew basically nothing about it. This sparked my interest and as I researched I became more and more intrigued and gained an even greater respect…

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