Chapter 8: Sections 2 and 3

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CHAPTER 8: SECTIONS
2 AND 3
Women Make
Progress and
the Struggle
Against
Discrimination
PROGRESSIVE WOMEN EXPAND REFORM
 Temperance Movement: led by the Women’s Christian
Temperance Union (WCTU) promoted the practice of avoiding
alcohol.
 Margaret Sanger: believed that family life and women’s health
would improve by having fewer children: By 1916 – she
opened the country’s first birth control center.
 Carrie Chapman Catt – National Women’s Suf frage
Association
 Vs.
 Alice Paul – Social activist. National Women’s Party
THE 19 TH AMENDMENT
 June 1919 congress approves the Nineteenth Amendment –
which granted women the right to vote in 1920.
 What could be the arguments against women gaining the right
to vote? For example NAOWS
SECTION 3: THE STRUGGLE AGAINST
DISCRIMINATION
 NAACP: (1909) the National Association for the Advancement
of Colored People
 Booker T. Washington – “The Negro must live peaceably with
his white neighbors…the Negro must deport himself
modestly…depending upon the slow but sure influences that
proceed from the possessions of property, intelligence, and
high character for the full recognition of his political rights.”
 W.E.B. DuBois – We claim for ourselves every single right that
belongs to a freeborn American…and until we get these rights
we will never cease to protest…How shall we get them? By
voting where we may vote, by persistent, unceasing agitation,
by hammering at the truth, by sacrifice and work?
SECTION 3: THE STRUGGLE AGAINST
DISCRIMINATION
 Niagara Movement: Summer of 1905

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