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Hill 1 Sherelle Hill Professor Ryan Harper ENGL 102 26 May 2019 Critical Evaluation Essay In November 1917, in Washington, D.C., Carrie Chapman Catt delivered an address to Congress on Women’s Suffrage. The purpose of this address was to get the men of Congress to understand that women’s suffrage was coming no matter what and they should learn to accept it rather than reject it. Carrie was big on women’s rights and women having equal powers as men. Her address to congress was a very successful and powerful speech. Carrie Chapman Catt used history, logos, pathos, and ethos in her address to Congress to show the importance of accepting women’s suffrage. Carrie begins her address with her thesis statement “Woman suffrage is inevitable” (Eidenmuller). She also goes on to state that there are three causes which makes women’s suffrage inevitable. She opens her address up by providing facts about the country’s history. By using facts from the country’s history, Carrie is showing that she is a creditable source to deliver the address because she indeed knows what she is talking about. Carrie also goes on to quote some of the past presidents such as Abraham Lincoln and Woodrow Wilson. Carrie uses past

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