Prior to this, traditional men and government used the excuse that women were weak-minded and to emotional to vote. But their participation in the war and them working in factories which were not designed for women, with hard work, long hours, chemicals and heavy metals, proved them to be capable. This had to be noticed by the government. Source H suggests that the war acted as a catalyst for women’s suffrage. It says people are mistaken about how much the war really did to gain women the vote.
After all this hard work, death’s and imprisonments women finally gained suffrage . This was because of the first world war, women finally had the chance to show men that they’re just as good as them! Millicent Fawcett started the National Union of Women’s Suffrage, what we know as the suffragists late in the 1890’s. She believed in peaceful protest. She felt that any violence or trouble would persuade men that women could not be trusted with the vote.
Thus there were many reasons why attitudes were changing but work of women in the First World War was probably the main one. When war broke out in 1914, the Suffragists and Suffragettes stopped their campaigning to concentrate on helping towards the war effort. They 'filled in the gap' left by the men who went out to fight. The women took over jobs that the men did before and it was this, which changed men's view towards female suffrage. There had been a 'revolution in jobs' because women started to do jobs only men had done before.
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League helped to change the rights of women in the industrial world. Men took care of their responsibilities and served their time in war, but in the meantime, the world-winning women of the AAGPBL stormed the country by surprise. This league was a major success in our history and will leave its legacy among baseball fans for years to come.
Anthony was a great leader and left a legacy because she stood up and defended women 's rights. Anthony and Stanton published a newspaper called the Revolution, Anthony founded the National Woman 's Suffrage Association, and Anthony voted against the law. Anthony was a great leader and her legacy will live on forever. The 19th amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920. It granted women the right to vote but women still didn’t get the same rights as men.
Intro Throughout its history women in the United States , women worked actively and laboriously to change society’s perception of the role of American women in society. Feminist groups developed in the 19th century and made great strides for the equal rights of women by the 20th century. During World War 1 (WW1), women filled men’s jobs due to soldiers’ deployment overseas. Women hungered for something more than the day to day housewife routines of cooking, cleaning, and raising children. Women wanted to become more involved members of society.
The War allowed the women to get rid of their home life and move into a more prominent role allowing them to change the way society looked at them. The war not only facilitated employment but it also facilitated Women’s Movements. Throughout the 19th and 20th century women pushed for the chance to redeem themselves within and unaccepting and cruel society. Women tried to participate and be involved as much as they possibly could because of the need for their rights. Astonishingly enough by the end of 1914 there was 5.09 million women out of the 23.8 million employed in the military commerce.
This movement is formed for giving women the right to vote, and the team which led this movement is named as “American national woman suffrage association.” The women’s rights movement was first held in Seneca Falls in the year 1848, and after two days from the start of the movemen... ... middle of paper ... ... encouraged many women to participate in this protests and helped a lot supporters to gain their results. By lot of struggle by the women’s suffrage, the movement helped many women to gain rights to vote and they even achieved many rights in every law. This movement had changed the United States government and helped them to enhance power within their country(Cooney, n.d.). By their help in development of country became more beneficial and also enriched in many rituals and traditions. This allowed many women to get more freedom and has equal rights.
Campaigns for Women Suffrage and their Effectiveness Throughout the nineteenth century, the suffragists and the suffragettes worked hard campaigning for women suffrage. Finally, in 1918, the vote was given to women, but only women over thirty. But suffrage campaigns, although important, were not the only reason that the franchise was granted. Some other reasons include, a fear of the return of suffragette activity, the government following an international trend, the government making changes to the voting system anyway, and the Prime Minister, David Lloyd George, being more sympathetic to the cause that the previous Prime Minister was. The long-term factor was, in fact, the suffrage campaigns.
This was effective because many powerful lawmakers lost supporters and felt pressure to pass suffrage laws. Campaigning for an amendment and holding the party in power responsible were ... ... middle of paper ... ...d more people about suffrage and gained more support for her cause. Alice Paul played an important role in the passage of the 19th Amendment and was successful because of her political strategies, radical tactics and how she spread awareness for suffrage. In addition to her involvement in suffrage, she also worked with international rights and drafted the Equal Rights Amendment. Without Alice Paul, the United States wouldn’t have given women the right to vote as quickly, or even not at all.