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Women Reformers and Suffragettes

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FC: Our Women's History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."

2: Reformers were people that helped improve the conditions of certain subjects in the 1800s. | There were different types of reformers such as in: - Alcohol - Birth Control - Education - Hospitals - Prison - Women's Rights - Civil Rights - Political - Interstate Commerce - Helping the Needy - Exposing Corruption - Regulation of Industry | What are Reformers?

3: "I believe that it is as much a right and duty for women to do something with their lives as for men and we are not going to be satisfied with such frivolous parts as you give us." ~ Louisa May Alcott

4: Emma Hart Willard | Margaret Sanger

5: Famous Female Reformers | Frances E. Willard

7: What are Suffragists? | Suffragists are people who fought for their right to vote. They protested, acted, and supported all rights movements.

8: Elizabeth Cady Stanton | Dr. Mary Edwards Walker | Sojourner Truth

9: Suffrage is the pivotal right. ~ Susan B. Anthony | Susan B. Anthony | Alice Paul | Famous Female Suffragists

10: How did people first react to reform and protests for women's rights? | The phrase "true womanhood" appeared often in magazines and advice books of the 19th century. A true woman possessed 4 virtues. She was religious; pure, or chaste in thoughts and behavior; dependent upon men for financial reasons and protection; and she was domestic, which meant that her place was in the home and not in public industries or businesses. | People frowned upon "outrageous" women who insisted on stepping down to study or work outside the home.

11: What were some consequences for acting out? | Going to prison | Having enemies around you | Being separated from your family

12: Our women reformers and suffragists have made a major affect on our lives today. Without all the suffragists, women wouldn't be as respected as much, they would have much less education, jobs, and money, and they wouldn't be able to vote. Without reformers, there wouldn't be birth control, good health, or high-tech hospitals. Instead, there would be lower population, few leaders because of few education opportunities, and an overall poor nation. Women in our history have definitely done some brave, courageous things and we should be thankful for them. | How have reformers and suffragettes

13: affected our lives right now?

14: "First Women's Rights Movement." Ohio History Central. 1 July 2005. Web. 17 May 2011. < http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=566 >. Gourley, Catherine. Images & Issues of Women in the 20th Century: Gibson Girls and Suffragists: Perceptions of Women from 1900 - 1918. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Twenty-First Century Books, 2008. Print. Gustafson, Melanie S. "Women's Suffrage." World Book Student. World Book, 2011. Web. 18 May 2011. Harness, Cheryl. Rabble Rousers: 20 Women Who Made a Difference. New York, New York: Dutton Children's Books, 2003. Print.

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