They told her it was a fine idea, but impossible; it was too expensive, and such education was not available to women. Yet Blackwell reasoned that if the idea were a good one, there must be some way to do it, and she was attracted by the challenge. She convinced two physician friends to let her read medicine with them for a year, and applied to all the medical schools in New York and Philadelphia. She also applied to twelve more schools in the northeast states and was accepted by Geneva Medical College in western New York State in 1847. By persevering she was able to set a good example for women to
Apgar was born in Westfield, New Jersey, on June 7, 1909, She was the youngest of the three children Her early interest in science and medicine may have resulted from witnessing her eldest brother passing due to tuberculosis as well as her other brother’s struggle with chronic childhood ilnesss. She graduated from Westfield High School in 1925 and entered Mount Holyoke College the same year. There she majored in zoology and supported herself with a number of part-time jobs. Apgar received her AB from Mount Holyoke in 1929 and began her medical training at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons (P & S) Most notable is the fact that she is one of only nine women in a class of ninety. she graduated fourth in her
Source 34 is an extract from the ‘Manchester Guardian’ on the 6th August, 1929. It says “Without the faithful preparation of the ground over many years by Dame Millicent Fawcett and her colleagues, neither militancy nor the war could have produced the crop”. This shows that the suffragist movement was key to women achieving the vote. The suffragettes were another group protesting for votes for women; however they used active protesting, and were open only to women. Suffragettes were founded by suffragists who had become frustrated with the suffragists’ slow pace.
There was a campaign for women’s suffrage in the 1870’s due to a variety of reasons. It was due to the fact of how women got treated and the fact that they had to give everything to their husband. Women didn’t like this idea and decided that they wanted equal rights and believed they should have at least been allowed to vote, so they would not be affected badly by men’s decisions. Two thirds of men were able to vote and so after a while women went and put up a fight to get the right to vote. It was inevitable for women not to get the right to vote.
U.S. History Professor Belanger Analysis on Reconstruction Ends Dec 14th 2011 Elizabeth cady Stanton wrote a paper entitled “Home Life” which talks about women feminism and how women wanted to be equal just like men in marriages. In the early 1800s women had no rights in terms of voting for high ranking officials and they weren’t allowed in court rooms to voice their displeasure on how the government views them as just being care takers. Elizabeth Stanton worked extensively with Susan b Anthony on establishing an association that would fight for women rights and women suffrage. In 1875 Susan b Anthony who was suffragists voted in the presidential election hoping the fourteenth and 15th amendment would get reconstructed giving women
Her sister is Emily Blackwell which was one of the first women doctors. During the time she was born, the Ohio Quaker Benjamin Lundy urged abolition of slavery. She was known as "a guiding star" to rebellious women everywhere. Elizabeth family was very close and had strong religious and moral beliefs. Her father was a sugar refiner and was well off.
* She was born in Port Arthur, Texas in 19th January 1943 * Dorothy Joplin a registrar at a business college and Seth Joplin an engineer at Texaco. * two younger brothers: Michael and Laura * She grew up listening to blues musicians such as: * Billie Holiday * Ma Rainey * Lead Belly, * she showed her talent as a performer early, when she joined the church choir * In high school, she was not very sociable, because she did not like to go with the flow. So, we can say that she was a loner, because she like to do her own thing, and she did not really care about what others think * "I was a misfit. I read, I painted, I didn't hate niggers." * Janis janis entered the university of texas to
Female Leader Paper Susan B. Anthony On February 15, 1820, Susan B. Anthony was born in Adams, Massachusetts, to the parents Daniel and Lucy Anthony. She was the second child to a Quaker family of eight. Her father Daniel was a strict man who was a Quaker abolitionist and cotton manufacturer. Also, her father thought toys, games, and music would be a distraction for their education and would get in the way of other opportunities (Bohannon). Instead he enforced self-discipline and how to take care of oneself.
The plan consisted of distributing weapons to the slaves and trying to get a rebellion started. Harriet mostly helped John with fundraising but would have been a part of it if she had not been ill at the time. “During one of her last interviews in 1912 she referred to John as one of her dearest friends.”(Women in History 4/18/10) Between 1861 and 1865 Harriet served with the Union army during the Civil War as a laundress, scout, nurse, cook, and spy behind Confederate lines. In 1865, she was caring for the wounded black soldiers as the Matron or senior nurse at the Colored Hospital in Fortress Monroe, Virginia. Even after the war she continued helping others such as raising money for the Freedmen’s School, helping the not so wealthy children, and caring for her