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Progressive Era and Women’s Suffrage By: Jennifer D. Carrier
Progressive Era: The Point. Progressivism: Basically it was a political ‘ideology’ that supported a government that acted on behalf of its people-ALL of it’s people. Not simply those with money and breeding. What the Progressives wanted: 1. Purify government from its muckraking practices. 2. Modernizing the labor force and factories; safe work places, fair wages, etc. 3. A focus on family and education as well as prohibition. 4. Women's Suffrage Movement.
Women’s Suffrage. An argument could be made that the Women’s Rights Movement began with the meeting of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a social activist, and Lucretia Mott in London, where they were attending and anti-slavery convention alongside their husbands in 1840. Mott was a Quaker, preacher and social activist. Another could be made that it started with the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, a creation of

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