Role of Women in the Women Rights Movement Wing- 1443533

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Running Head: Civil Rights Movement 1 Role of Women in the Women Rights Movement Wing Name Institutional Affiliation
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CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 2 The civil rights movement was a widespread and massive campaign that was conducted to secure the African Americans equal rights and access to opportunities for the general privileges of the US citizens. The roles of the movement were to put an end racial discrimination against the African-American citizens and to secure legal and national protection of their rights as citizens in the constitution and the federal law. The movement was characterized by acts of protests, which were not violent, boycotts and disobedience. The African American men and women also pursued their goal to seek justice and equal representation through demonstrations, petitions, negotiations, and legal means. This campaign was one of the largest movement that generated the other wings of civil rights movement such as the student movement and the women rights movement. The women rights movement that took place in between 1848 and 1920 fought for the women’s suffrage and other broad spectrum goals before focusing on securing the charter for the women. The women leaders often disagreed with the federal versus state way of leadership, which discriminated against women including those in power. Their first gathering was in New York, and it was attended by a few women especially those in authority and a few others, two- thirds of the congregation comprised of women while the rest were men. The women declared independence, set out regulations to enable them sought their grievances, sentiments and resolutions towards achieving the goal of equality. The authorities had looked down upon the women; they were denied significant leadership roles and during voting in the members of the state, the women chances were very
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