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Running head: MARGARET SANGER1Week 3- Assignment 2: Margaret Sanger women’s right activistDomminic DennisHCA 415 Community & Public HealthBrandi BentonFebruary 04, 2019
MARGARET SANGER2Margaret Sanger the feminist and women’s right activist Margaret Sanger was a born September 14, 1879 in Tucson, Arizona later moving to Corning New York, in 1910 she moved to Greenwich Village which where she started a publication promoting women’s right to birth control. In which she had coined the term birth control. Obscenity laws forced her to flee the country until 1915. In 1916 she opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. Sanger fought for women's rights her entire life. She died in 1966.Early in Life She was an activist, social reformer. Born Margaret Higgins on September 14, 1879, in Corning, New York. She was one of 11 children born into a Roman Catholic working-class Irish American family. Her mother, Anne, had several miscarriages, and Margaret believed that all these pregnancies took a toll on her mother's health and contributed to her early death at the age of 40 as many reports state. The family lived poorly as her father, Michael, while her Irish stonemason, enjoyed drinking and talk politics than earn a steady wage.Eager for a better life, Margaret Sanger attended Claverack College and Hudson River Institute in 1896. She went on to study nursing at White Plains Hospital four years later. In 1902,she married William Sanger, an architect. The couple eventually had three children together.

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