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Women Issues With more women working and in the city, marriages were delayed, family sizes continued to get smaller, and divorce rates increased. Women’s suffrage: In 1890 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony formed the National Woman suffrage Association…like Carrie Chapman Catt, a pragmatic businesslike reformer…women were able to vote in many local elections, and in the Wyoming territory they were granted the first unrestricted suffrage in 1869. Black Women were not able to join in these campaigns, so Ida B.
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Unformatted text preview: Wells launched a campaign to protest lynching in 1892. Clara Barton (1821-1912): She served in the Civil war as a nurse, and then founded the American Red Cross in 1881…. Prohibition- The National Prohibition Party, organized in 1869, helped to rid the cities of drinking. The Women’s Christian Temperance Union was organized in 1874, led by Frances E. Willard....
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Pietrzak during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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