Nancy, Perry, Elizabeth Katie Stanton discussed on Forum

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The consensus in the gilded age is it of course a corporate person who's not the same as a physical person to begin to uh uh ten contend yet intended for actual individuals is crazy is in the early 20th century where it's not going to seem so crazy and it's in the early twentyfirst century where if the fact people looked at recent supreme court decisions from the late in the and we're living in the late nineteenth century they would think we were lunatics nancy wants now if you're going to dress the beginning of the us women's movement at cycle falls which eventually focused on suffrage throughout the gilded age i'm seneca false comes before my perry by spend a great deal of time in the women's movement and the thing to remember is there really are two women's movements during the time i'm writing about one is going to be based and individualism small l liberalism it's elizabeth katie stanton who is probably the most consistent liberal in the late nineteenth century that women should have the same individual rights his man the other more influential one is going to be francis willard and women's christian temperance union and the argument is the women are different for men women are critical to sustaining the home and therefore women need the kinds of rights that are necessary to make the home viable that's the one this push forward into the 20th century there's the home again women and get the uh uh people who run lies but there's all sense so that you're writing about here of of how things are just moving forward at such a fast clip at such a fast pace obtained not only technologically as we said earlier but socially in that way these parallel to today is that just when you think you've grasp one change is gone and something else in its place there's the sense that the world which change slowly if at all they suddenly in this mad rush into the future and people are trying basically to understand it to try to see how can we have a set of values we believe in plugged is utterly different from the ones are parents lived another question for marsha who's interested to hear how slavery transformed into the convict labor system for example exslave's were arrested as vagrants who then became convict labor in alabama coal mines which was then used to make their steel and the north it becomes one.

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