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traditionally willing to hire paid organizers but usually did not pay their officers, who were expected to cover the costs of their correspondence and travel. [Only] well-off officers could do so (Johnson, 2015, p. 66). This passage appears to highlight some of the historical causality with the suffrage movement. Two key features caught my attention in the selected section; the first element is a lack of funding to pay speakers and the second element is the expectation for suffragists officers to pay their travel and correspondence costs. The lack of funding placed a heavy burden on the suffrage movement and indeed points to causality as one of the reasons behind the limitations the suffragists faced. Without funding, there is no publicity for the suffrage movement. Limited financing would also limit who the suffragists were able to bring into the action as paid speakers. The lack of available finances played a burden on the suffrage officers. It defined the priorities, focus, and availability of the suffrage movement to the wealthier women in society. The passage
appears to give the impression that social standing dominated suffrage and the conversations surrounding it. This domination also points towards causality for some issues that the suffrage movement faced. Class and social hierarchy appear to have played a significant role in the functionality of the suffrage movement. References Johnson, J. M. (2015). Following the money: Wealthy women, feminism, and the American suffrage movement. Journal of Women's History , 27 (4), 65-66. Retrieved from Grade: 18/20 A (I had the flu and a death in the family all within a 5 day period) Instructor Feedback: Very good points. Well done. Late -10%

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