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For example why was womens suf 15 frage instituted

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For example, why was women’s suf- (15) frage, instituted nationally in the United States in 1920, not instituted nationally in Switzerland until the 1970’s? Indus- trialization was well advanced in both countries by 1920: over 33 percent (20) of American workers were employed in various industries, as compared to 44 percent of Swiss workers. Granted, Switzerland and the United States diverged in the degree to (25) which the expansion of industry coin- cided with the degree of urbanization: only 29 percent of the Swiss population lived in cities of 10,000 or more inhabi- tants by 1920. However, urbanization (30) cannot fully explain women’s suffrage. Within the United States prior to 1920, for example, only less urbanized states had granted women suffrage. Similarly, less urbanized countries (35) such as Cambodia and Ghana had voting rights for women long before 16
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Switzerland did. It is true that Switzer- land’s urbanized cantons (political subdivisions) generally enacted (40) women’s suffrage legislation earlier than did rural cantons. However, these cantons often shared other characteristics—similar linguistic back- grounds and strong leftist parties—that may help to explain this phenomenon. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q5: The passage states which of the following about Switzerland’s urbanized cantons? A. These cantons shared characteristics other than urbanization that may have contributed to their implementation of women’s suffrage. B. These cantons tended to be more politically divided than were rural cantons. C. These cantons shared with certain rural cantons characteristics such as similar linguistic backgrounds and strong leftist parties. D. The populations of these cantons shared similar views because urbanization furthered the diffusion of ideas among them. E. These cantons were comparable to the most highly urbanized states in the United States in their stance toward the implementation of women’s suffrage. Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q6: The primary purpose of the passage is to A. contrast two explanations for the implementation of women’s suffrage B. demonstrate that one factor contributes more than another factor to the implementation of women’s suffrage C. discuss the applicability of a theory for explaining the implementation of women’s suffrage D. clarify certain assumptions underlying a particular theory about the implementation of women’s suffrage E. explain how a particular historical occurrence was causally connected to the implementation of women’s suffrage Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q7: The passage suggests which of the following about urbanization in Switzerland and the United States by 1920? A. A greater percentage of Swiss industrial workers than American industrial
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