Hist 245 - Midterm 1 Identities

Hist 245 - Midterm 1 Identities - Elizabeth Cady Stanton...

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton Who – Women’s rights activist What – Led women’s rights and women’s suffrage movement, drew up Seneca Falls Declaration When – Early 19 th century until 1900s Where – Wesleyan Chapel at Seneca Falls, New York Why – Witnessed the exclusion of women from the anti-slavery convention and felt that this discrimination against women was unsettling so she drew up the Seneca Falls Declaration with the help of Lucretia Mott using the Declaration of Independence as a model and called a women’s rights meeting that adopted the sentiments listed in the document Feminization Who – Working women What – Feminization is a term that relates to the idea of lessened pay and status when women become the majority in a profession. “Discrimination against working women.” When – Early 1900s, when the “New Woman” emerged Where – In the work force Why – Feminization is a masked discrimination behind the emerging “New Woman” during the new era of opportunities for women. While more and more women were entering the work
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2008 for the course BUAD 304 taught by Professor Cummings during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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