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4-1 Discussion: Historical Context The section I chose to use from this article was: “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.” Historical causality lets us draw events to their main causes. This passage helps to show historical causality because it shows the connection with the idea the suffragists should volunteer their time for a cause and the lack of money to fund the speakers during the time. With the lack of money, the suffrage movement was severely slowed down because the suffragists could not promote the movement with paid speakers. With the issues of volunteering and funding, this

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