The Fight for the Women’s Rights As most are aware of, the fight for women’s rights has been ongoing for many, many years. Throughout these years, women have come quite far, and have achieved many feats. In the beginning, women were treated as slaves and were considered the less dominant of the sexes. However, as time continued on its way, women began to work hard to acquire their rights. After many long years of their fight, women have come much closer to achieving their ultimate goal: equality
The right to vote has been around for many generations, Since the late 1800’s the government worked to get individuals in the society the right to vote. Although in the beginning the right to vote was not for all, gradually voting rights became for all. In specifics, one group had to wait a certain while before they were allowed to vote. These groups of people were women and their fight for the rights was a long one. The right for woman to vote came in the year 1920 and was the 19th amendment. The
in the nineteenth century they took it upon themselves to outwardly show their discontent with their situation. Feminism come to light with the “first wave” the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA)in 1869 by Susan B. Anthony and other efforts in the twentieth century when women's liberation was seen in terms of "human" liberation. These struggles led to the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment in the U.S. Constitution, enfranchising American women ,mostly white, in 1920(Feminism: Overview).
Their rights were denied to them for no reason but because it was a male driven world. Women played important roles in both the American war of revolution as well as the civil war not showing any weakness. If it weren’t for the women, the war casualty would have
ladies behind the Women's Rights Movement. Additionally, in the counterculture movement of the 1960s and ‘70s, youth culture was marked with a period that championed the principles of liberation and forming a community of “the people”: all people regardless of race, religion, or gender. These social movements altered the political, social, and economic aspects of American life in order to bring about equality for all in the face of injustice. Although women were granted the right to