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Unformatted text preview: -1Mike Gledhill Coates American History from 1865 December 4 th 2007 Issue 13 Throughout the twentieth century womens suffrage movements had progressed the female class in a positive direction. Although there are critics out there that feel womens liberation is only hurting American society, the fact of the matter is that it is the opposite. The first and second waves of the suffrage movement brought about drastic change and advancement for women in America. The areas of education and labor force had seen a night and day transformation when it comes to womens participation and rights. Womens suffrage movements may have had its biggest effect on the area of education. Previously, women had been disadvantages when it came to higher education in the fields of medicine and law. They had been denied this because they were still being viewed as not fit to make important decisions such as these fields require. The idea that these areas and titles were mens work requiring mens decision was the belief until later...
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Parsons during the Spring '07 term at SUNY Oswego.
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