Women's Suffrage Dbq

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Women were known for being the lady of the house. Their job was to be a good mother and wife to the husband. All they did was stay home and waited for the man to come home, their main job was to take care of them, and they got tired of it. Women didn't get any education, they were just taught the main things of being a housewife. As women got more and more tired of doing nothing, they wanted to be educated. They fought for what they wanted, and some women fought more than others. Even though women got what they wanted, an education, still some schools and universities didn't believe in giving them an education, so there were certain places that women couldn't get there education. Women still wanted more, they felt like they were excluded…show more content…
By voting, they could choose what they wanted, or liked to have, but they weren't allowed to. “In the United States, the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 demanded that women he granted the right to vote.” Not many men believed in women's suffrage, or women's right to vote. In fact, mostly all men were against the idea. The few men that actually supported women's suffrage were liberals or socialists. There were many women like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott that really fought for their rights. “To such claims, Sojourner Truth, an African American suffragist, is believed to have replied, “Nobody ever helps me into carriages, or over mud puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain't I a…show more content…
As a result, women got mad because they were being ignored, and then started using different tactics. The tactics got them the attention, like they wanted, but it was bad attention because they were now seen as bad people, and that they shouldn't be allowed to vote. Emily Davison was a women who wanted to be heard, she had jumped in front of the king's horse and died for the cause of being recognized. Some say she did this to commit suicide. Women didn't act alone, like Davison, they had strikes outside in front of the White House, and when doing this, they had signs up reading that they wanted liberty. They also wore sashes of the college that they attended so people could see they were educated. The more violent tactics women used was when they burned down a tea house. Women burned down the tea house in anger and to get

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