The women’s suffrage movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the united states it took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the. The major pro of the women's suffrage movement was, of course, the fact that it gained women the right to vote this was a right that they should have had long before. Arguments against women having the vote at first, the idea that women should have the vote was seen as so ridiculous that no one attempted to oppose it when the suffragettes began to win support, those opposing them had to take them more seriously. According to the author of the pamphlet, people arguing against suffrage would say that women were too precious to be risked at polling stations or corrupted by politics. The bowery boys: new york city history bowery boys podcasts the bowery boys podcast recent shows twelve great reasons why women do not deserve the right to vote — according to a prominent 1914 anti-suffragist november 4, i present to you her reasons against the right to vote.
What arguments were used against women's suffrage movement for those who say that most men didn't have the right to vote, they are glossing over the fact that it was quite common for a man of a certain class to have a vote, where his sister, of the same class, would not be able to vote. The men and women who opposed woman's suffrage did so for many reasons many believed that men and women were fundamentally different and that women should not sully themselves in the dirty world of politics. Describing women’s right to vote as, “simply unnecessary,” mrs roosevelt did not mince words the anti-suffrage movement depicted women as home-loving ideals the average new yorker, mrs roosevelt felt was “so full of arguments for and against women’s getting into politics, having the vote and doing things that it would seem. Womens rights are one of the dumbest things in todays society men and women are in no way equal and should not be given the same opportunity in the career field not that women are useless or anything, just that they are not fit for the same things as men are and we should not be given equal rights.
Women's suffrage (colloquial: female suffrage, woman suffrage or women's right to vote) is the right of women to vote in elections a person who advocates the extension of suffrage, particularly to women, is called a suffragist. Black americans didn't have the constitutional right to vote until 1870, and it took women even longer to gain suffrage: the 19th amendment didn't pass until 1920, following a long debate. The first gathering devoted to women’s rights in the united states was held july 19–20, 1848, in seneca falls, new york the principal organizers of the seneca falls convention were elizabeth cady stanton, a mother of four from upstate new york, and the quaker abolitionist lucretia mott 1 about 100 people attended the convention two-thirds were women. Main arguments for women's suffrage this picture shows a stand of people in ohio campaigning for women's rights main arguments against women suffrage some believed that women were “too good and pure” to vote. Just like men and women supported votes for women, men and women organized against suffrage as well anti-suffragists argued that most women did not want the vote because they took care of the home and children, they said women did not have time to vote or stay updated on politics.
Why women do not wish the suffrage belongs to man that he has no right to thrust it suppose that in new york city the women should vote for prohibition and the men should vote against it. On august 18, 1920, american women finally secured the right to vote calling the victory hard-won would be an understatement: denounced by many, the 19th amendment had an ugly, uphill, decades. - women's suffrage, the right for women to vote and campaign for political positions, started a social reform movement with the intent of extending the rights of women, also including the right to own property, paying taxes and marital benefits. Women rights for the last thirty years or so, women have made a mockery of the right to vote the day the weaker gender was granted a say in local, state or national affairs was the day men lost control of the country in a moment of weakness. An article originally published in the 1991 session weekly of the minnesota house of representatives recalls the arguments put forth in objection to the minnesota equal suffrage association's decision, early in the 20th century, to push for the right of women to vote in presidential elections one lawmaker declared that all-male voting was designed by our forefathers.
Equal rights was the pro argument women were believed at the time to be afraid to vote to go to war, which was the con argument. “it is said that the casting of a vote is a slight duty, quickly performed,” read an argument against women suffrage, a pamphlet delivered before the massachusetts legislature’s special. The equal rights amendment (era) is a proposed amendment to the us constitution that would guarantee equality under the law for women it was introduced in 1923 during the 1970s, the era was passed by congress and sent to the states for ratification, but ultimately fell three states short of. Susan b anthony was a prominent leader in the womens rights movement she, along with elizabeth cady stanton, founded the national womens suffrage association, which advocated for giving women the right to vote. Key women in the campaign for women's right to vote: key men in the campaign for votes for women: women and politics in south australia some of the arguments in the women's suffrage debate the arguments against women's suffrage.
Women’s suffrage: the movement in: antebellum period, it would be even harder for women to obtain the right to vote for women was minor vs happersett (1875) in minor, a unanimous court rejected the argument that either the privileges and immunities clause or the equal protection clause of the 14th amendment extended the vote to. The legal right to vote, extended to african americans by the fifteenth amendment, to women by the nineteenth amendment, and to people over the age of 18 by the twenty-sixth amendment. Argument against senate constitutional amendment no 8 suffrage is not a right it is a privilege that may or may not be granted politics is no place defeated by the suffragettes because they knew that the women would vote down the amendment by a vote of ten to one.
Had so moved the equal rights convention in 1851, spoke again in 1867 for women's right to vote reader # 1 (sojourner truth): i speak for the rights of colored women i want to keep the thing stirring, now that the ice is cracked . The arguments for anti suffragism the national association opposed to women's suffrage put out several documents concerning the reasons that suffrage for women was bad in why we oppose votes for women, several of these reasons are addressed. On jan 12, 1915, the united states house of representatives voted, 204-174, to reject a constitutional amendment to give women the right to vote the new york times recounted the house’s 10 hours of debate in front of galleries packed with suffragists.