Women Right’s, Sacrifices and Independence (1865-Present)
History 204: American History since (1865)
July 28, 2012
Women’s Right’s, Sacrifices and Independence
Throughout the course of history women in overall have had less allowable rights and career opportunities than men. Being a Wife and parent were reflected as women's most important jobs. However, the 20th era, women in some countries won the right to vote and improved their educational and job opportunities. Possibly most significant, they engage in battle for an enormous step which accomplished a reassessment of usual visions of their role in society. This worth has saturated the social organization of societies all over the world. Just as in today’s times women are still fighting for rights that men take for granted. The fight of women rights was even more challenging for women of color because not only did they have to deal with issues of sexism, they also had to deal with discrimination.
The earliest known women’s right meeting was held in Seneca Falls, New York in July 1848. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott grew prearranged a group of women to think about antislavery and willpower. Stanton also established her draft of The Declaration of Sentiments on the 1776 Declaration of Independence. Subsequent to finalizing their article it recognized hundreds of signatures from men and women. In addition to journalists and ordained priests they made a ridicule of Stanton and Mott’s declaration, which distressed many of the women who signed the declaration, eradicate their signatures and their association. In Stanton’s memoirs Eighty Years and More (1898) she wrote “If I had the slightest premonition of all that was to follow that convention, I fear I should not have had the courage to risk it.” (Stanton, 1868) Therefore there Declaration of Sentiments shoved off Stanton’s writing career on behalf of the life and rights of...