Assignment 1 Different Approaches to Diversity Issues (1865\u20131925)1 - Different Approaches to Diversity Issues(1865\u20131925 1 Assignment 1

Assignment 1 Different Approaches to Diversity Issues (1865–1925)1

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Different Approaches to Diversity Issues (1865–1925) 1 Assignment 1: Different Approaches to Diversity Issues (1865–1925) TOPIC CHOICE TWO: Getting Women the Vote—Two Strategies MaQuanda Davis Professor Harry Stransbury HIS 105: American History after 1865 October 9, 2019
Different Approaches to Diversity Issues (1865–1925) 2 I will be discussing different approaches to diversity Issues (1865-1925). The specific top I will be speaking on is Getting Women to Vote, and I will be focusing on the plans of the two organizations and some names associated with each. They are the NAWSA (National American Woman Suffrage Association; later the League of Women Voters) and the NWP (National Women's Party). I will identify the strategic approach and key players in each as they pursued the common goal of getting women to vote. I will be speaking about the virtues, problems, and successes associated with both strategies. The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was directed by "Carrie Clinton Lane Chapman Catt was a suffragist and peace activist who helped secure for American women the right to vote" (Michals,1). She also founded the League of Women Voters to bring all women into the political mainstream. Carrie Catt first found interest in this as a teen when she realized her mother did not have the same voting rights as her father. That's when she stepped up and created this organization to spread democracy around the globe. The NAWSA was an organization that not everyone was able to participate. "Although NAWSA did not exclude

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