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“Burned by her experience with Phillips, Anthony wanted wealthy women toprioritize giving to the movement. Suffragists understood that they could notdepend on men; it would take the financial support of women to make change forwomen. It was only after Anthony's death in1906, however, that they began tocontribute enough money to turn the tide toward victory.”Money played an important role influencing the efforts of the women’s suffragemovement. The leaders understood they could not rely on men to support theircause for the right to vote. They knew they had to find upper class women tosupport their cause. With the upper class women they had financial support theyneed to keep because without their it they would not have been able to pay speakersor for travel around the united states to unite women nationwide. The support from
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Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Anthony, wealthy women

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