An Under famed Rhetorician Rhetoric has been through many stages, from early Greek origins to modern day theory. It has shaped societies and has transformed civilizations round the globe. Due process states that we must accredit those who have contributed to rhetoric along the way. An area of rhetoric I feel that has not been explored enough is the contribution that women have added throughout time; particularly the renaissance period. Due to the limited amount of resources and the restrictions laid upon women for practicing rhetoric, it is astonishing how many women were still able to make a significant impact on the field of rhetoric which I feel has paved the way for women’s liberations rights today.
Women had few rights and were controlled by their husbands. Changing attitudes towards women in British society was an important factor in winning women the vote in 1918 however other factors were also involved. The peaceful actions of the suffragists and the violence of the suffragettes helped win support and publicity for women suffrage. The role of women at home in Britain during WW1and international pressure of introducing women’s suffrage also led to women receiving the vote by 1918. Changing attitude towards women in Britain society helped women achieve the vote in 1918.
Women Civil Rights 1865-1992 Key : Black = random facts, red = presidents, orange = congress, yellow = Supreme Court, lime = individuals, green = groups, blue = war, indigo = economy, purple = riots/protests/strikes. 1865-1914 1900 4 million children worked in industry or coalmines 1907 – 30 states had abolished child labour Civil War – unmarried women worked as nurses, some went to HE but men opposed it 1870 – 13% of unmarried women worked domestically or in factories. 1900 this trebled – they made up 17% of the workforce. Married women remained at home 1890s – women who graduated could get office jobs due to invention of typewriter and telephone, could earn up to $7 a week 1900 – 949,000 women worked as teachers, secretaries, librarians
U.S. Presidency April 8, 2010 ELEANOR ROOSEVELT One of the greatest issues surrounding Eleanor Roosevelt’s career, is the debate of how influential she really was during the presidency of her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt. Eleanor’s influence was profound but it had important limitations. She used her position as first lady to bring attention to things that needed attention brought to like women’s rights and civil rights. Even though she wasn’t able to accomplish everything she wanted to, she made sure she did whatever she was capable of doing to make changes for America’s future. Eleanor Roosevelt grew from being a shy, awkward child, into a woman with great sensitivity to the underprivileged.
Eleanor Roosevelt made a tremendous impact on America that makes the world a better place today. Eleanor Roosevelt’s childhood and adulthood took place in a very discriminative time, for both women and people of color in America. The oppression of women and African Americans during World War I, World War II, and the Great
The women became writers and novelists who gave the women aspirations and dreams to be successful. The new ventures of the women writing gave them an opportunity and an outlet to reach other women. The abolitionists ended slavery but the racism and the problems did not stop there. Women also played an important role in the abolitionist movement. The women were rarely allowed to work outside of the household.
Her novel `The Awakening' (1899) shocked many people with its portrayal of a young woman's sexual and artistic longings. Collins, Martha Layne (born 1963) Kentucky's first female governor and first woman to chair the National Conference of Lieutenant Governors. Friedan, Betty (born 1921) Born in the U.S., a famous author and known feminist. She wrote the best-seller, "The Feminine Mystique" and challenged traditional roles of women. Cofounder and president of the National Organization for Women (from 1966-1977).
Women comprise 35 percent of the country's 51 million shareholders. Researchers in the 1970s predicted the disappearance of gender communication differences as women moved into higher management positions, the gap or "disconnection" remains. Question: Where does this lack of awareness surface most often? Answer: In organizations where one gender mainly sells to buyers of the same gender. Take stock brokers for example.
41). This issue started the women’s movement in the early 1960’s, which emerged as a potent force for change. The women’s movement helped make some great strides, but despite the achievements made by the movement toward gender equality in America, equality hasn’t been improved in the economic sphere. In 1971 the Supreme Court held for the first time that the Constitution prohibited discrimination against women (Justin Karr pg. 38).