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How did the class vote make you feel? Did you think the class vote was fair? Why or why not? Why is the right to vote important?
1. Describe the origins of the Women’s Suffrage Movement 2. Compare and contrast the goals and methods of NAWSA and NWP. 3. Evaluate the effectiveness of the NAWSA and the NWP’s tactics in the fight for women’s suffrage.
Led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Lucretia Mott Abolitionists fought for women’s rights Declaration of Sentiments was written › Goals: education, property and voting rights “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal…” from the Declaration of Sentiments, 1848
Citizenship/voting rights for men only
Arrested for illegally voting Supreme Court decides that states can deny women the right to vote “Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.” Susan B. Anthony on her arrest for illegal voting, 1872
Women’s Christian Temperance Union Fought against alcohol & for suffrage to ”protect” the family
Would you pair together the goals of temperance (banning alcohol) and women’s suffrage? Why or why not?
Nat’l American Women Suffrage Association Led by Stanton and Anthony “state by state” strategy Some success in Western states Wyoming Colorado Idaho Utah
Planned by Alice Paul to gain attention for movement Big, expensive and complex Jeered by men; little police protection
Nat’l Women’s Party Led by Alice Paul Wanted Constitutional Amendment Supported militant tactics
Protested at White House for year
"The time has come to conquer or submit for there is but one choice we have made it." Alice Paul, the night before her arrest
NWP member in Prison, sentenced to 6mths. 200 arrested for “ disturbing the peace ”
Which group would you have joined, NAWSA or NWP?
Liquor Lobby: feared it would lead to Prohibition Industrialists: feared labor reforms Belief women’s place was in the home New York Tribune “Women’s vote would lead to divorce”
NAWSA and NWP join forces Prohibition already passed Women helped in WWI war effort