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The passage I chose is, The lack of money available to pay speakers was complicated by the unrealistic but idealistic idea that suffragists should volunteer their time for the cause. Quoting Wendell Phillips, Stanton claimed that “a reformer, to be conscientious, must be free from bread- winning.” Suffrage associations were traditionally willing to hire paid organizers but usually did not pay their officers, who were expected to cover the costs of their correspondence and travel. [only] Well-off officers could do so. The passage I picked really emphasizes the historical struggles that happened during the suffrage movement. A couple of things that stood out to me here is the lack of funding they had to pay speakers to help the movement improve. I think it’s really important to have powerful people speak and get people’s attention. I can only imagine how hard it must’ve been to not have that. It helped shape the priorities and availability that the movement had. This resulted

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