The Suffrage Movement And Women's Equality

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In discussing the original debate surrounding the women’s suffrage movement and women’s equality we need to distinguish there are two distinct sides, for and against. People may insist on acknowledging the existence of varying degrees of support for either side, but for the sake of this conversation, we will recognize the prominent two. The first side, in the support of women’s equality, believes that women are people, the same as men, and deserve the same freedoms and liberties as their male counterparts. When discussing women’s right to vote and the suffrage movement Susan B. Anthony questions, “…Are women persons?” and follows with, “I scarcely believe any of our opponents will have the hardihood to say they are not. Being persons, then,

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