Essays Tagged: "Women's Suffrage"

The revolutionary era in America

pun while finding a way to do without certain products that couldnot be obtained locally. This gave women's domestic roles political significance. The successof this political tactic rested on the sho ... women soon led topolitical participation outside of domestic roles. A trend started by Esther Reed, women'sgroups started collecting money. This money was collected for the sole purpose of being donat ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.0 Oct/1994

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jane Addams' concept of "true womanhood"

alone sufficient to protect the home from the dangers incident to modern life."#This suppression of women's rights caused women to, together, form their own sort of political parties. For more than a ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Female Representation in the Canadian Government

Since the success of the Women's Suffrage movement that occurred between 1880-1920, the "second wave" of the women's movement ... s begun to become not as unyielding, especially in the interior positions of parties. Both internal women's groups: The Party Women's Organization and the NDP POW committee, and externally inclined wo ... ics and its policies.Until more women are elected into senior elite positions in Canadian politics, women's status in Canadian society will not improve. "It is often argued that one of the keys to enh ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Biological and moral european perceptions to justify racist actions.

race. In discussing racial and social Darwinian factors as a science and how they are applied to a) women's suffrage, b) Semitism and c) the importance of imperial duty of colonization will explain wh ... d business and industry, taking along with them jobs of hard workingmen was the perceived notion if women's suffrage were permitted. It was noted and made aware of by Emily Pankhurst, Britain's Femini ...

(5 pages) 45 1 4.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Comparison and contrast of two Woman's Suffrage movement advocates, John Stuart Mills and Emmeline Pankhurst.

Women's Suffrage MovementFollowing the turn of the century, the way the way the western world would ... ctions that were soon taken toendorse better treatment of women. According to Pankurst the way that women's activists wouldachieve success was by doing, "...something drastic must be done in order to ...

(1 pages) 70 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Reform Movement in the United States sought to expand democratic ideals." Assess the validity of this statement with specific references to the years 1825 to 1850.

States government made reforms that greatly increased the influence of democratic ideals: universal suffrage and individual rights. Such reforms included prisons, churches, women suffrage, temperance, ... hurch's rights were more readily expressed, the people would also have more individual rights.Woman suffrage was the most dominate traits that greatly increased the democratic ideals of United States. ...

(2 pages) 79 0 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Change over Time - Women/Seneca Falls/Suffrage Movement/ Post Reconstruction/ Prevailing Social-Political Temperaments

moved forth in their own ways, were women such as Susan B. Anthony, who devoted her entire life to women's rights. In the process of trying to liberate themselves women were viewed as "symbols of dis ...

(5 pages) 83 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Feminism in the US

they wished to change society they would need to create their own organizations to do so. The first Women's Conference was held in Seneca Falls, New York in 1848. It was there, three years later, that ... B. Anthony met Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who had organized the 1848 convention. Together they led the women's rights movement for the next half-century. They first tried to organize a women's temperance ...

(7 pages) 294 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Do you agree with the view that the argument over the principle of women's enfranchisement had been won by the time the Pankhursts joined the campaign for female suffrage?

sful with their 'participation in public roles'. Women had been so successful that now they had put women's suffrage at the top of the political agenda. Some historians may argue of course that ... Some historians may argue of course that the principle had not been won: in terms of general voting women's suffrage had not been won: no party had put forward a party bill. Only a few women supported ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Behind every Great Man there is a Great Woman" Written in Research writing class. Three pages with works cited. Developement of Woman from pre-1920 till Now

lands. Just as these cultures have changed through the years, so has the role of women in society. Women's suffrage ended the idea that a woman's place is only in the kitchen. Women's rights have bee ... he caregiver of the house and the children. Most women were denied their full citizenship rights. A women's voice was never heard in the court room. "In case of divorce on account of adultery in the h ...

(3 pages) 41 1 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Australia was a better place in which to live for women in 1945 than it was in 1900.' Discuss this statement with reference to the status of women.

t they did have a voice which, deserved to be heard. This is shown through their fashion, politics, women's rights & education, wages & employment, and two World Wars which influenced the posi ... lways wore hats and gloves. Most women had long hair and wore it up in pins. "World War One changed women's clothing styles" "Women's dress became simpler as they took on 'men's jobs.'" During the 191 ...

(7 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

Who do you think was the most interesting figure (male or female) in the British women's suffrage movement 1866-1914 and why?

It is a hard thing to categorically state who would be the most interesting figure in the British women's suffrage movement within this time period, as there were many who had great influence on the ... the movement that lives on in today's memory and immediately spring to mind when the discussion of women's suffrage arises. Another is the first suffragette martyr, Emily Wilding Davidson, who went t ...

(8 pages) 46 0 2.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Difference Feminisim in British Suffrage: n essay about a specific event in the 20th century pertaining to any civil movements.

In many historical contexts, western feminist movements have demanded women's rights on the basis of gender difference. In the nineteenth century attributesspecific to ge ... ender difference. In the nineteenth century attributesspecific to gender were socially constructed. Women's ideal role took place in the private sphere while the public sphere was reserved for men. Wi ... y among women. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the British feminist quest for women's enfranchisement illustrated specifically these elemental problems of difference feminism. I ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Iron Jawed Angels

urns were "unrealistic," and they were far too radical. Then in 1912, Alice Paul arranges and had a women's suffrage parade on the day of Wilson's inauguration. Ida B. Wells also played a small role i ... y, "We [women] don't make the laws, but we have to abide by them." In 1916, they found the National Women's Party." Wilson is reelected, and the NWP continues their work. They stand outside the White ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.3 May/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Bill Of Rights

Amendment 13. Slavery Abolished (1865), Amendment 15. Right to Vote (1870), and Amendment 19. Women Suffrage (1920). Amendment 13 was passed by congress January 31, 1865 and Ratified December 6 ... ngress). The last but not least amendment I liked out of all of them was Amendment 19. Women Suffrage. It was passed by Congress in June 4, 1919 and ratified August 18, 1920. This amendment alo ...

(2 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Progressive Movement

form. Their general purpose was to make society a better world to be in. Whether it concerned women suffrage, political corruption or the conservation of natural resources, these activists fought to m ... n activists who bettered the human-welfare point of view which created a higher demand to end women suffrage. The race factor was one of more important problems troubling society and the first real at ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Annontated Bibliography American Women Suffrage

und and lives of the women leaders The woman from the Women?s suffrage movement after accomplishing women's suffrage, moved on to aiding the peace movement after 1920 ... t was more for a peaceful revolution (sending out Journals, and writing, and lecturers The National Women's Suffrage Association was more aggressive, and by lobbying politicians Pg. 136-38, 139, 160-6 ...

(7 pages) 52 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Edexcel history coursework-votes for women assignment one

1. Why did a campaign for women’s suffrage develop in the years after 1870?There are a number of reasons as to why a campaign for wome ... they not allow them to vote? This spurred on more support for the Suffragists and for women’s suffrage.Also during this time many professions often regarded as exclusively for men, were open for ... re pressure on the government.The reform acts also attracted many more campaigners for women’s suffrage. These acts aimed in giving more men the right to vote, however it was a double edged sword ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Edexcel history coursework-Votes for women assignment 2

1. Study Source A. What can you learn from Source A about the reasons given by the Suffragettes for demanding votes for women?From source A we learn a few things on why the Suffragett ... because they were men.Many women felt unfairly treated due to this, especially the women within the Suffragette movement, and so this unfair feeling is one of the reasons that a large campaign was put ... feeling is one of the reasons that a large campaign was put about in getting votes for women by the Suffragettes as seen through the source.Also from Source A I can infer that Suffragettes were also f ...

(9 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Part B: Do you agree with the view that, at the end of the nineteenth century, winning the vote for women seemed to be ‘further away than ever’?

of the movement begun'. For a long period of time, no bills or laws had been passed on the issue of women's suffrage and even when elected MP John Stuart Mill proposed to change the word 'man' to 'per ... mean that they are nearing the vote for women and simply is just stating that local politics is the women's sphere of politics. The Source shows that towards the end of the 19th century there is an in ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History