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1Critical evaluation of “Address to theCongress on Women’s Suffrage” byCarrie Chapman CattShanee BakerEnglish 102 Effectiveness in WritingDr. Melissa Rigney
2Critical evaluation on “Address to the Congress on Women’s Suffrage”In 1917 Carrie Catt gave a speech over women’s suffrage before Congress. She broughtup the issue of how women are suffering at the hands of men, and their choices on how womenlive their lives. At this time women did not have rights, and the one thing women strived for wasthe right to vote. Women were teachers, housewives, and providers of the youth beyond thatwomen could not do anything. Carrie Catt wanted that changed so women could be morevaluable to society, and provide more for the country. She was successful with her speech bymaking Congress look at how women are being treated. She spoke up for women across thecountry, and brought to light just what men are putting women through. She was not able tomake Congress change their minds immediately, but her speech pushed the agenda of women’ssuffrage.In her speech she delves into how men will use women, but only in the occasion where it

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