Susan Anthony Rhetorical Analysis

Susan Anthony Rhetorical Analysis - ENGL 015 Rhetorical...

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ENGL 015 Rhetorical Analysis Susan Brownell Anthony was an eminent, independent and well-educated civil rights leader who in the 19 th century made a call to action to secure women’s suffrage in the United States. For approximately 45 years, she traversed the globe and gave an average of about 100 speeches per year on suffrage and women’s rights. On March 13, 1906 Susan B. Anthony died in Rochester, New York and was taken for burial at Mount Hope Cemetery. Women have made exceptional progress in the last century thanks to prominent leaders such as Susan B. Anthony. However, there still remains a subtle distaste for women partaking in the American workforce. Dating back to World War II, the National War Labor Board urged employers in 1942 to voluntarily make "adjustments which equalize wage or salary rates paid to females with the rates paid to males for comparable quality and quantity of work on the same or similar operations." Not only did employers fail to heed this "voluntary" request, but at the war's end most women were pushed out of
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ENGL 015 taught by Professor Stjean,shawnr during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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