11-15-07 - Myles Becker History 11/15/07 The Womens...

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Unformatted text preview: Myles Becker History 11/15/07 The Womens Movement Women faced many disadvantages in American society. They were kept out of most jobs, denied political rights, and given only limited access to education beyond the elementary level. When abolitionists divided over the issue of female participation, women find it easy to identify with the situation of slaves, since both were victims of male domination. Seneca Falls Convention In 1848, Stanton and Mott organized a conference in Seneca Falls, New York Issued a Declaration of Sentiments Approved resolutions calling for education and professional opportunities for women, control by women of their property, recognition of legal equality, and repeal of laws awarding the father custody of the children in divorce The most controversial proposal was the one demanding the right to vote Harriet Beecher Stow Uncle Toms Cabin Southern Agriculture: The Deep South Cotton is King. On the eve of Civil War, the United States was producing of Cotton is King....
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11-15-07 - Myles Becker History 11/15/07 The Womens...

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