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to please her lord and master….this principle has spreadthroughout the world and given men the character to exercisetyranny, selfishness, pride, arrogance, lust, and brutalviolence.It has robbed women of essential rights, the right tothink and speak and act on all great moral questions, the rightto share responsibilities, dangers and toils...Women instead ofbeing regarded as equal to the man, has uniformly beenlooked down upon as his inferior, a mere gift to fill up hishappiness…I recognize no rights but human rights -I know nothing ofmen’s rights and women’s rights… I believe the discussion ofhuman rights in the North has been of animmenseadvantageto this country… the discussion of slavery has opened the wayfor the discussion of other rights, and the ultimate result willbe most certainly the breaking of every restriction, letting theoppressed go free, anemancipationfar more glorious thanany world yet ever seen...for women of all kinds and humansof all races.Vocabulary:Doctrine - belief or set of beliefsMasculine - qualities associated with males - qualities such asstrength, aggressivenessFeminine - qualities associated with females - qualities such asAccording to Angelina Grimke, because people think thatdifferent genders have different duties, what has happened tothe role of men and women?According to Angelina Grimke, why is it good that abolitionhas been discussed? What does she think will happen as aresult of this discussion?
delicacy and prettinessSternness - having a stern (serious, unsmiling) qualityImmense - extremely largeEmancipation - fact or process of being set free from legalrestrictionsEarly Women’s Rights MovementAnalysisWritten TaskWhat were the arguments for and against women participating in theabolitionist movement?How did the abolitionist movement lead to the early women’s rights movement?Directions:Using information from the primary source above, the documents on the next page, as well as your knowledge of Americanhistory, respond to the following writing task:In one paragraph:Explainwhat has happened to the percentage of women in federal government since 1965 - is the trend growing up orshrinking?Describehow Angelina Grimke AND Catharine Beecher would feel about this trend.describemeans “to illustrate something in words or tell about it”explainmeans “to make plain or understandable; to give reasons for or causes of; to show the logical development or relationshipsof”
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