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Perkins 1 Kalib M. Perkins Prof. David Becker English 102 24 March 2018 Woman’s Suffrage “Woman suffrage is inevitable. Suffragists knew it before November 4, 1917; opponents afterward. Three distinct causes made it inevitable” (Catt, “Address”). The topic of women’s suffrage and equality for women is a subject that has been long-disputed throughout history. Carrie Chapman Catt appeals to congress' emotions and logic by giving examples from American History where women have consistently been victims of discrimination and comparing women's suffrage to those of foreign nations where women had more rights. While campaigning for the Nineteenth Amendment, the Federal Suffrage Amendment, Catt presented her case to Congress in her “Address to Congress on Women’s Suffrage.” Though her style was considered rather direct, Catt was able to successfully appeal to Congress members’ emotions and logic to persuade them to change their stance on the Nineteenth Amendment. The goal of this amendment was to grant women in all states voting rights on political matters. In her address to Congress, there are many instances where Catt utilizes Pathos to drive her argument home with those whom she is addressing. A prime example of this can be seen

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