Throughout this course we have seen woman gaining power and presence in the United States. Above is an image of a woman casting a vote. Woman’s suffrage lead to the 19th Amendment which declared that no state or federal government … Continue reading
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In chapter 27 Foner mentions Native Americans in 2000. In the 2000 census their population ranked in the 4 millions. According to Foner, this was a sign that their population was growing and that they have renewed pride that allowed … Continue reading
[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_b0G4xAwFVg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This video explains what Who Alice Paul was and what she fought for. She advocated equal rights for women. It is unclear who is the narrator and when the video was originally produced.
Carrie Chapman Catt born January 9, 1859 was known as an activist, reformer, teacher, reporter, but most importantly as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1890. She had an important role in the final passage of … Continue reading
Eugene V. Debs was the president of the American Railroad Union. In 1894 Debs got himself involved with the Pullman Strike. The Pullman Company has cut wages from their employees. Workers had no choice but to fight back. Debs claimed … Continue reading
In chapter 15, Eric Foner lists a few rights the African Americans were given. For example, they were granted the right to own properties, and have legalized marriages—although they did have quite a number of constrains such as being limited … Continue reading