This maybe suggesting that if the war hadn’t taken place then Asquith would not have changed his view on the situation, otherwise the suffragettes would have continued acting violently. There were also many other reasons why women had achieved the vote in 1918. The fact that the Prime Minister, David Lloyd George, was in favour of the female suffrage would have swayed many people’s mind. If the Prime Minister was supporting women, then they had a very important name persuading others to follow in his direction. In conclusion I would have to disagree with the statement in the question, because women have obviously tried in a variety of ways to make sure they could get the vote.
This group opposed the 15th amendment, while suggesting the passage and ratification of another, new amendment, specifically granting women the right to vote. This was considered a more radical view on the matter, and promoted a wide variety of other feminist views as well. The other organization, called the American Women’s Suffrage Association (AWSA), supported the 15th amendment, while calling for yet another amendment for women’s enfranchisement. This organization was more focused on trying to make this and other feminist reforms seem less radical, and more in tune with the values of the American people. After the negative response to the proposal of a new federal amendment, both groups tried new approaches, such as challenging the constitutionality of their exclusion from the vote in the supreme court, only to be rejected again.
A) The Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention the issue of suffrage was brought up for the first time and supported by Frederick Douglas. The sacrifices, suffering, and criticism that the women activist made would be so that the future generations would benefit the future generations. The oppression and discrimination the women felt in this era launched the women into create the women’s right movement. The women fought so zealously for their rights it would be impossible for them not to achieve their goals. Women soon realized that in order to make sure that they were not treated as second-class status they would need to have the right to vote.
Women would have probably gained the vote eventually but it would have taken longer. This was the main reason for the attitude change towards women and their right to vote in 1918, but there were other long-term reasons that gradually brought about this change before 1914. There had been improvements to women's status and role in society, and they were beginning to not be looked on as something more than second-class citizens. There were improvements in the 19th century to women's career opportunities, education and matrimonial rights. Also, the work of the Suffragists and Suffragettes kept the issue in the public eye and raised awareness.
As evidenced in the quote from the book, ‘... women deserved to make their voices heard and, in so doing, create laws that would benefit and protect them,’ the right to vote not only women gave them a chance to make socio-political changes in the country that would empower them, but also gender equality (Dicker 54). Similarly, the second wave also fought for gender equality. The women were fighting against male supremacy that undermined the women’s contribution to the socio-political front. Dicker quotes, ‘... It was and is the conditions women face, its male supremacy we want to change... ... middle of paper ... ...ork places, and in other legal settings.
Other factors were far more important, such as the suffrage movement and other reasons. Thus the war was a catalyst in which eventually the government was forced to give women the vote. The suffrage movement was far more superior in gaining the vote for women because it led the way for the emancipation. In the 1900's the philosophy of separate spheres was so strong it dictated how women were treated. Women were seen as the underlings, the inferior sex in society.
Throughout the history of women in Korea, there has always been a belief that women is inferior to men as there were many restricted conditions. This review will focus on the gender movement changes in the position for women 's advancement in Korea, approximately during the first half of the 20th century. This review will also link the changes in the progress of women 's advancement with the reading The Making of the New Woman in Pak Wanso’s “Mother’s Stake 1” by Choi Kyeong Hee. Furthermore, discuss how women were receiving more attention from the public due to the changes in values and beliefs. This includes the shift of family structure, the opportunity on education and the establishment of employment.
Why do people fear feminism? I don’t think people really understand its meaning. Feminism is defined as “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes” (Merrian-Webster). So why shouldn’t we celebrate, support, invest in and uplift women to be equal to men and fight against society’s problems? It would help eliminate a lot of today’s problems if the playing field was leveled.
Moreover, Stanton argued for “is the opportunity, perhaps for the century, to base our government on the broad principle of equal rights for all.” (pg. IV). Establishing the goals of the organization was a crucial for women because without a goal set in place, it will be difficult to move on with the process of gaining Equal Rights for all. These women would by all means go to the far reaches of the country to establish women 's rights. For example, "Stanton and Anthony allied instead with white supremacists that supported women’s equality.
Women often banned together through organized groups, such as NCL or the National Women’s Suffrage Association) NWSA) in order to achieve these changes. Real Legislative reform, however, did not become possible until women gained the right to vote. If progressivism had not started, women today would still be discriminated for their sex. Women would be doing the same thing and America would not have advanced in technology.