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The first women’s rights convention was recorded in 1848. Behind the scenes of this convention, Elizabeth Cady Stanton drafted the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions. The Sentiments demanded equality with men before the law, in education and employment.This was also the first pronouncement demanding that women be given the right to vote. 986 more words
I still have protest on my mind after this weekend. I also participated in a #sschat this evening. It got my gears turning again around the idea of teaching protest, this time on the object-based learning wheel. 362 more words
just another rant …
I don’t know about you but I think of the Declaration of Independence as our social contract … right. Though if you listen to Republicans, it seems they missed that class, ignored it or prefer the archaic ideology beliefs of that time. 510 more words
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“I am not a “disgrace to women” because I don’t support the women’s march. I do not feel I am a “second class citizen” because I am a woman.
Flipping through the February edition of Better Homes and Gardens magazine, I happened upon the following advertisement for Secret deodorant for women.
I’m not sure how I’m supposed to react to this ad, except to say how very disappointing I find it. 865 more words
Have you ever seen HBO’s great historical movie, Iron Jawed Angels? If not, you really should make it a point to do so. Hilary Swank and Frances O’Conner play suffrage heroines Alice Paul and Lucy Burns, focusing on their leadership during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson, and especially on their picketing of the White House and hunger strike while in jail. 758 more words