Women 's Suffrage Of Women

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Women’s Suffrage In 1848 women decided that they wanted to have a voice. Women from all over the United States became tired of listening and abiding by the rules that men put in place. Many men thought all women were good for was cooking, cleaning, and caring for the children. When the country went to war women were left behind to take care of everything while the men were gone. This was an eye opener for most women, and that is when they came to the conclusion they were good for more. There was so much women were not allowed to do that men could, and a lot of it could only change if women had the right to vote. In Document 44(IV: 216): Resolutions, NAWSA Convention, Washington, D.C., January 16-19, 1893, it states, “In every state…show more content…
They were still looked down upon for their nurturing habits. Women were the ones who ran the house when it came to protecting it. While fighting for their equality they used this in their favor, saying that they are the ones who know what needs to happen for their home to be protected to the fullest potential. They used what they knew to gather the public’s attention, and this is how they were able to make a change when it came to public sanitation, education, and other factors that lead to a better home. Even though all women were fighting for the same thing, they split up in groups that would benefit more individuals. African American women would fight for the ending of racism, females that worked for equal pay and working conditions, and women who did not work, worked towards fighting for better education systems, better healthcare, and equality in the political system. These small groups of women fighting for different things, all made a huge difference when they came together, and helped changed the lives of Americans all over the country. Men see women as mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters. They are used to women being submissive to them, and doing whatever is asked of them. Think about not having a say in life, or knowing people will not take an idea serious because

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