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Unformatted text preview: //WOMENS R IG HTS// M.7.13.09 Our rights BY WOMEN Early figures in Europe o Olympe de Gouges (Marie Olympe Grouze, 1748-1793) 1791 published the Declarations of the Rights of Women and Citizens Took the Declaration of the Rights of Man and underwrote the definition of "man" Take the document and replaced "man" with "man and women" Women are declaring their rights not against an political system of tyranny, but against of social system of tyranny. The institution of male power over woman power. The principle of sovereignty rests again the nation. Property belongs to both sexes. o Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-97), A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) One of the earliest, book of the vindication of the rights of women. Partly inspired by democratic principles. Male citizens. Putting women on a pedal stole Opening the door for us is condescending Womens rights movement in America o Anti-Slavery phase Early is actually and antislavery movement...
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2009 for the course MMW 656386 taught by Professor Cassedy during the Summer '09 term at UCSD.
- Summer '09