Since then, there have been many changes throughout America. Susan B. Anthony addressed women’s rights in New York (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). “In 1863 she was a co-organizer along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton of the Women's Loyal League to support Lincoln's government, especially his emancipation policy. After the Civil War she opposed granting suffrage to freedmen without also giving it to women, and many woman-suffrage sympathizers broke with her on this issue” (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). She was president of the National Woman Suffrage Association (1869–90) and of the National
John Jessee Professor Lehman American History II Iron Jawed Angles Iron Jawed Angels is a movie about women’s suffrage which follows the life of a couple individuals. One in particular is Alice Paul. She begins in England working on a project there for a women’s suffrage movement and comes back to the United States. They are part of a group called the National American Women Suffrage Association or NAWSA. The mission of the NAWSA was to fight for women’s rights and to also gain respect for all women in the United States.
New forms of public life created by women - such as having an education, to fight for their equality of opportunity to get a career, fighting for their rights and changing their role from domesticity to public suffragists- reinforced their place in society. Women had many dramatic changes throughout the years dealing with their view as a woman, politics, labor force and popular culture. In the present, American women continued live in regard to work, family, sexuality, and political changes. A. Sara M. Evans is a distinguished scholar and Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Minnesota where she taught women's history since 1976. She studied women and gender studies as it can be seen by reading her book because of the knowledge she transmits about women’s history and all the stages women went through decades ago.
Let Women Vote by Marlene Targ Brill This book is young adult literature is written down to the readers so the understanding of civil right can be more clearly, the book tell some stories of how the women right had been an impact in America society better said the fight for the nineteen amendment. The main focus of this book is to understand the story in how society discriminate women during several eras. The narrator explain the time frame in a different matter, he begin with the story of Carrie Chapman in what she did to fight for the women rights and what she saw, followed the chapters with more important personalities involved in this suffrage. Each chapter covers a different period, but they all share the same organization of describing the social, cultural, political, philosophical and scholarly aspects of the period in respective subsections. This made it easier to later refer to previous chapters and compare different periods in order to learn the comprehensive history of Woman suffrage Amendment into the United States Constitution.
Marxist theories state that inequality is not a female issue, but a class one, for they note that middle class women are often better off than working class men. This point seems futile; can inequality not be a problem of the female and the working class male? Class aside, it is an indisputable fact that by and large, women are affected more harshly by poverty than men, in Pearce’s research into poverty in the United States, she found that two thirds of the poor who were over 16 were women. Poverty is rapidly becoming a female problem. Marxists however claim that we should focus on the eradication of capitalism, because then gender disparities will swiftly follow.
Death rates from all cancers has fallen twice as fast for men than women. Therefore meaning that health is very unequal for both gender’s. Gender stereotypes have a huge impact in the equalness of men and women, As women are sometimes still seen as the primary carers of children. Women’s jobs are usually associated with the 4 C’s, caring, cleaning, catering and cash registers. Women are often stereotyped into certain jobs and out of others yet they make up more than 50% of the workforce.
Black women earn 63 cents and Latinas 57 cents (also quoted as 72 and 60 cents).  Women are 40% more likely to be poor than men, 70% of older women. 60% of “extremely poor” (less than half poverty line) are women.  READING NOTES “Excerpts from Angela Davis: An Autobiography” pg 105  “In such a state the keepers could control their victims. I would not let them conquer me.
They started numerous organizations such as the American Equal Rights Association in 1866, and the National Women Suffrage Association in 1869. Anthony and Stanton traveled the country to educate and convince the people to allow women the right to vote. In 1872 she illegally voted in the president election when she took matters into her own hands. She spent most of her life fighting for the cause of women’s right to vote. In 1905, one year before her death, she met president Roosevelt to lobby for an amendment for women’s voting rights.
While this is a median, meaning there are figures above and below $5, the pay and wealth gap is a tragic reality for women of color (The pay gap, 2013). From the same study, researchers determine the wages of the different social classes. “Recent census data shows that while white women earn 77 cents on the dollar compared to men, black women earn 64 cents and Latinas earn 55 cents compared to the earnings of white men” (The pay gap, 2013). Another instance is from the debate over African American importance to history. A quote from Franklin Roosevelt said, “If we do not learn from past mistakes, history is doomed to repeat itself” (History Importance, 2011).
One study for example claims that there is a gender gap and that it is worse for women who have achieved high levels of education. That is, not only does the study demonstrate that a gender gap exists, but also it claims that education does not help women. Authors note: “According to the 2005 survey, women’s wages are in general, notably lower than those of men. Moreover, the gender pay gap widens as educational attainment increases: Women with a high school education earn 81% of what men with an equivalent education avarage, while women’s pay decreases to 74% of men what men average when they both hold a degree; the gender pay gap declines even further, to 65%, at post-graduate level” (“Gender pay gap wider for better educated women,” 2007). This is one example and there is clearly evidence to back up the claim.