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Women play a very special role in life and society. They stay home and take care of the house, and children. They cook and they clean, but the women are getting tired of doing only those du-ties, they yearn for something more. In reality they are as much of a human being the men, shouldn’t they be as equal as the men? They should have right and freedom to vote. They should get to choose how they live their own lives, especially in the way that they want. Ultimately women should be treated as equals to men. Women's suffrage movement was a very important period in history for all women, we not only showed the world what determination and hard work can do, but we got the world to see and recognize that as well as men, women have rights.
100 years ago, America favored men. Things are now different. That is because of the Women’s Suffrage movement. In the time period of The Women's Suffrage Movement, there were other factors like war, tensions; it just was a very difficult time to live through. Today we women have the right to vote, and that’s because the women in the movement fought to get these rights that we have today. We need to know and understand when did the women finally realize they should take a stand? Who were contributors in the Women’s Suffrage Movement? How long did it take for the law to finally pass? Why did the movement become successful?
In the 1800s, women in the United States had few legal rights and did not have the right to vote. (Susan “On Women’s Right to Vote”). On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right. (History “The Fight for Women’s Suffrage”). Achieving this milestone required...

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...als and tribulations and struggles that these wonderful, powerful, strong –willed ladies went through. The succeeded, they won, they overcame all these obstacles all with hard work, tears and even sadly bloodshed. As we look back on the Women’s Suffrage Move-ment, it makes you wonder and question, they really didn’t have to go through this if man just thought about how everyone is equal and we look back and see these women’s effort and deter-mination, they were willing to fight for what they want, what they deserve, their basic human right. We should be extremely proud and realize if it wasn't for what all these lovely ladies and even men went through and what they had endured to get us these rights, where would we be today? On August 26, 1920 was a very important day in history, we finally got our rights through the magnificent people who fought and worked hard.