Prejudice And Discrimination Against Women In The 19th Century

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Some of the most prominent prejudices and discriminations that stand out to me, during this time, would be against the blacks and minorities, and women. The one I am going to touch on will be against women, but the fight for the freedom from slavery for the blacks were intertwined in the mid to late 19th century with the women’s fight. The women’s right movement, or the woman suffrage, arose from the abolitions movement just before the Civil War. In July 1848, it split the abolition movement, with more members siding over to the woman suffrage movement. It was during the Civil War that the feminist leaders, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony temporary suspended their fight on behalf of women’s right to push the issues for the
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