The Fight for Rights!

884 WordsJul 12, 20184 Pages
Women had no rights compared to a man. Women had to fight for the rights which led to a change in the United States which last till today. For women in 1920s, the fight to acquire rights was called the women’s suffrage movement which on how they have rights, have to fight against a dissident to get the 19th amendment and how the suffrage movement influences them today from the suffragist demands they acquired. With the arduous time women had trying to achieve the rights they demand they had to .Women suffragist made associations and paraded down the street to endeavor rights. Two associations were made up, the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Women Suffrage Association. The National Women Suffrage Association is also…show more content…
With the negative comments coming from dissidents of the suffrage movement, some did disbelieve a woman should acquire rights. There are arguments against the women’s suffrage were voiced out saying no women should try to be in politics, and have no privilege granted to her. The only job of a woman should be in the home. “She can do little good by gadding the streets and neglecting her children”(Sanford, J.B). Arguments would typically be toward how a woman should be home, cleaning and taking care of her children, and how men should be able to take care of women. Men were the ones running the government, if a woman tried to set in the whole structure men organized would be destroyed. They wouldn’t have to vote in order to receive the protection of a man. “Why, men have gone to war, endured every privation and death itself in defense of women. To man, woman is the dearest creature on earth, and there is no extreme to which he would not go for his mother or sister” (Sanford, J.B) With all these opposing viewpoint getting thrown at woman suffragist, they didn’t stop. No matter how people word how a woman should never be in government nor outside of the home and leave everything to the men would should always run the country, the women still fought

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