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Critical Evaluation EssayTamika ThrasherRyan HarperEnglish 102August 26,2018"Address to the Congress on Women's Suffrage," by Carrie Chapman CattIn the years leading up to 1920, women suffrage was a movement that took center-stagein a bid to empower the women to be included in the voting process. In 1917, Carrie ChapmanCatt, head of the National Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), provided a speech where sheurged the Congress to vote the amendment because women suffrage was an irresistible force.The address given by Catt was characterized by facts from the nation's history and logos thatbecame evident as a result of profound logic and reason. She also appeals to emotions usingpathos and further presents her argument in a tone that convinces the Congress to pursue hercause. Catt provides a successful argument when she addresses the Congress on the need toadopt the women suffrage by incorporating various rhetorical elements of speech.Carrie Chapman Catt explains how women will gain the right to vote and how men willfind this to be a difficult thing to stop. Therefore, the author aims at encouraging men to rallybehind women in a bid to ensure that the Federal Suffrage Amendment became a reality. Theargument primarily targets an audience that comprises mainly of men who are actively engagedin politics. However, it can also be addressed to men in their entirely especially those with

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Term
Spring
Professor
AmySloan
Tags
English, Susan B Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt

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