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Alice Paul (Her Biography)

The best leader for womens rights is Alice Paul because she fought for what she truely cared for and believed in. Alice Paul fought for womens suffrageto gain the rightsof women to vote. After she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, Alice Paul joined the National American Womens Suffrage Association (NAWSA). Her initial work in the organization was to form a parade in Washington D.C the day before President Wilsons Ceromony. The parade was a success because Alice Paul used different strategies to catch or gain peoples attention. One different strategy was sit-ins and hunger strikes. Another one was dressing in bold colors and riding on horses in the middle of the streets. Alice methods for gaining attention started to create tensions between her and her leader of NAWSA. For the reason Alice and a women named Lucy Burns started thier own group, which was named National Womens Party. In the mean time Alice Paul wrote the equal rights amendment in 1923 to the Constitution. But the equal rights amenment which most people called the ERA for short, did not make its way to the senate untill 1972. But most important about Alice Paul is that she made a way for a women now to not only vote, but to do so much more and have a voice in the world.

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Vocabulary Terms/Definitons

    Vocabulary Sentences/ Definitions 

                                    By; Robinson, King, and Dandridge

 

 

 

1. The NAWSA had to come up with a Strategy in order for them to accomplish equal rights to vote for women.  Definition: Strategy – plan or an action based on a plan.

2. The NAWSA was determined to get equal rights for all women regardless of race.  Definition: Nation American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA) – group founded in 1980 that worked on both state and national levels to earn women the right to vote.

3. The question has been asked and argued on about why ex-cons suffrage is not a reality. Definition: Suffrage – right to vote.

4.Now we are thankful for the Nineteenth Amendment. Definition:  Nineteenth Amendment- stated that the right to vote “ shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex.

5. We have a lot of respect for the temperance movement. Definition: Temperance Movement - Led by Women’s Christian Temperance Union.

6.The labels on foods so we would know which where was healthy and which wasn’t were by the National Consumer League (NCL).  Definition: NCL – gave special labels to goods produced under fair, safe, and healthy work conditions.

7. The NAOWS didn’t believe in NAWS. Definition: NAOWS – a group who was against the NAWS. 8. All women should be thankful for Alice Paul this thanksgiving. Definition: Their best-known leader.

9. Everywhere I go I see at least 3 flappers. Definition: Flopper- A young woman with short skirts and rouged cheeks and who hair was in a bob. 10.  

10. Voting should not be based off one gender. Definition:  Gender- A person Sex.

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Protest

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This picture shows women protesting to support womens rights and alice paul. The quote on the banner is trying to say that women should not work for people who think that women should not have a voice to vote.

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Womens Suffrage and Alice Paul

For many years women didnt have equal rights as man. One of the boldest goals of progressive was women suffrage, Which is the right for women to vote and have a voice. Many women back in the 19th century couldnt vote because many men felt that their only duties were to cook, clean and stay at home and take care of the children. By 1893 New Zealand was the first nation to start letting women vote if they were legally an adult. This made a big change and infliuence all around the world because in 1894 South Australia was the second country to start letting women vote. The first European country to indroduce womens suffrage was Grand Duchy. Then women all around the world started to protest to gain their rights to vote. One big reason for Women wanting to vote is because they felt they should be equal to men because there all human beings. Women also felt strongly about voting because alot of them wanted to run for office. Now a women named Alice paul would come in to the situation and try different types of strategies to get peoples attention. She got peoples attention and changed how people thought. Paul wrote a book and it got to the senate for women to be allowed to vote. Paul later died but had great success.

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Vocabulary Terms/Definitons

    Vocabulary Sentences/ Definitions 

                                    By; Robinson, King, and Dandridge

 

 

 

The NAWSA had to come up with a Strategy in order for them to accomplish equal rights to vote for women.  Definition: Strategy – plan or an action based on a plan. The NAWSA was determined to get equal rights for all women regardless of race.  Definition: Nation American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA) – group founded in 1980 that worked on both state and national levels to earn women the right to vote. The question has been asked and argued on about why ex-cons suffrage is not a reality. Definition: Suffrage – right to vote. Now we are thankful for the Nineteenth Amendment. Definition:  Nineteenth Amendment- stated that the right to vote “ shall not be denied or abridged on account of sex. We have a lot of respect for the temperance movement. Definition: Temperance Movement - Led by Women’s Christian Temperance Union. The labels on foods so we would know which where was healthy and which wasn’t were by the National Consumer League (NCL).  Definition: NCL – gave special labels to goods produced under fair, safe, and healthy work conditions. The NAOWS didn’t believe in NAWS. Definition: NAOWS – a group who was against the NAWS. All women should be thankful for Alice Paul this thanksgiving. Definition: Their best-known leader. Everywhere I go I see at least 3 flappers. Definition: Flopper- A young woman with short skirts and rouged cheeks and who hair was in a bob. 10.  Voting should not be based off one gender. Definition:  Gender- A person Sex.
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Map of Suffrage in the United States

Map of Suffrage in the United States | Womens Sufferage | Scoop.it

This picture represents which states women were allowed to vote for example. The yellow areas  

represents were women could vote no matter what issue. The dark blue areas show were women could not vote at all no matter what type of issue. The dotted light blue areas show were only some women were allowed to vote. Last but not lease the dotted yellow ares show were women could vote but only in there city not the state.

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