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March 2, 2012 Aim: How did women of the Progressive Era make progress? DO NOW: Take and complete handout Copy down AIM & DATE. ANNOUCEMENTS: HW#5 due TONIGHT! QUIZ Tuesday
Aim: How did women of the Progressive Era make progress? HOOK: Carefully read “The Husband’s Commandments” IN YOUR BINDER, identify the following; – SPEAKER (Who probably wrote this?) – OCCASION (When was this written?) – AUDIENCE (Who was this written for?) – PURPOSE (Why was this written?) Briefly describe in 2-3 sentences what this document tells us about women’s status in society during the early 1900s.
Restrictions for Women late 1800s – early 1900s 1.Unable to vote. 2.Legal status of a minor. 3.Single could own her own property. 4.Married no control over her property or her children. 5.Could not initiate divorce. 6.Couldn’t make wills, sign a contract, or bring suit in court without her husband’s permission. What aspects of “democracy” did women enjoy? How could these injustices be fixed?
Seneca Falls Convention 1848 Meeting to draw attention to inequality of women and demand change in the status of women. Wrote Declaration of Sentiments (1848) The First Women’s Movement (1848)
*Equal Suffrage: Women had the right to vote *Partial Women Suffrage: women could vote on specific issues like mayoral elections but not Presidential elections. Which region of the United States allowed suffrage to women before 1920? Why do you think these specific states allowed women to gain the right to vote?
The Second Women’s Movement of the early 20 th Century (Progressive Era) Main goal was to gain suffrage (right to vote).
Read and annotate for the different BELIEFS and TACTICS used by Carrie Chapman Catt and Alice Paul.
Alice Paul Public protesting and marches Recruited women of all backgrounds and classes. Carrie Chapman Catt Pressure state legislatures to support a women’s suffrage amendment then eventually federal government will follow. Recruited wealthy and educated women. Aim: How did women of the Progressive Era make progress?
19 th Amendment prohibits any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex.
Think-Write-Discuss Evaluate Alice Paul and Carrie Chapman Catt’s tactics used to attain women’s suffrage. In a paragraph, explain whose tactic was the most effective in attaining women’s suffrage? What makes you say this?