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Unformatted text preview: -NY city is first to organize schools and public sanitation-Tenement Law 1901 pushed by Riis-People thought that women had neurological differences that would make them incompetent voters-Minor v. Happersett 1874 said it was ok to deny women the right to vote at any level-Bradwell v. Illinois ---Myra Bradwell passes all tests to become a lawyer, but not allowed to become one solely b/c she is a woman.-cult of true womanhood states that a woman can only be a real woman if she's a wife and a mother. If she pursues something else, it hinders capitalism-The success of a man in terms of family is measured by if his wife does not work-If you were a young women who went to college in the 1880s or 1890s, mainly rich upper class women, went to college to devote themselves to reform work, like become a nurse or other form of social work...
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- Spring '08