WHAPReviewDoc_4_DBQPractice2015 - Since the neolithic revolution the plight of women has intensified in increasingly patriarchal societies For centuries

WHAPReviewDoc_4_DBQPractice2015 - Since the neolithic...

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Since the neolithic revolution, the plight of women has intensified in increasingly patriarchal societies. For centuries women have been restricted from receiving equal treatment because of traditions, and discriminatory laws banning them from voting and participating in politics. They have attempted to combat this through demonstrations and other campaigns. In documents 1,2, and 3, we see that women are restricted from voting. Document 1 expresses her anger against being denied the right to vote while living in a supposedly fair country. Document 2 lists many efforts the women of South Africa are fighting for, including the right to vote. This document is not a personal account but rather listed their goals, making it hard to determine whether they were barred from accomplishing these tasks or even recieved help. A list of bills for women’s rights passed in South AFrica in the years after the formation of this organization will help us determine uif the barriers politically to women obtain equal treatment were significant or manageable. Document 3 cites an incident in which many women

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