A. The 19th amendment granted women the right to vote, which guarantees all American women the right to vote. B. The 19th amendment has impacted me by knowing that I'm able to vote when I turn 18. And knowing that women have fought for other women to vote, has only made me more proud to finally vote. C. The 19th amendment connects to the present day by, having women today being able to vote. With women deciding the presidential election, and with record numbers of women in both the House and the Senate, America’s policies will look very different in the next decade than it did in the last. Women determine the outcome of the way the government looks, and now economic fairness, pay equity, and issues of work-family balance are making their way to the top of the policy agenda.
A. During WWII women worked in factories producing munitions, building ships, aeroplanes, in the auxiliary services as air-raid wardens, fire officers and evacuation officers, as drivers of fire engines, trains and trams, as conductors and as nurses. B. Women entering the workforce has impacted me by the fact that I will able to do any job that a man can do when I get older. And that nobody can tell me women can't do jobs that men do. C. Women joining the workforce has impacted present day because many people have not been able to join the workforce outside of their homes. in 2010 a study was done that showed of the 123 million women age 16 years and over in the U.S., 72 million, or 58.6 percent, were labor force participants—working or looking for work. Women comprised 47 percent of the total U.S. labor force.
1900 — By now, every state has passed legislation modeled after New York’s Married Women’s Property Act (1848). A. The Married Women's Property Act granted married women some control over their property and earnings, this shows that women were almost considered equals in their marriages B.The Married Women's Property Act has impacted me by allowing me in the future to be able to own and share my property equally with my husband. Also, this act will allow me to handle my own money when I want to pay rent, transfer money, or bring a lawsuit against anyone. C. The Married Women's Property Act connects to present day by letting women have the right to own property and handle money when they are married. Without this act many women wouldn't be able to yet again own property, enter into contracts, or earn a salary.
A. The American Birth Control League has impacted our nation by having more economic benefits, a drastic decline in the teen birth rate, and women's educational attainment has surged. B. American Birth Control League has impacted me by knowing that when I'm older I will have a choice to take birth control instead of just taking the risk of having kids. C. American birth control has connected to the present day by having the United States 98% of sexually active women in the United States have used birth control at some point in time, and 62% of those of reproductive age are currently using birth control. The two most common methods are the pill (11 million) and sterilization (10 million).
A. Lucy Burns was one of the most significant leaders of women's suffrage movement in the unites states between 1913 and 1920. B. Lucy Burns has impacted me by making it possible that my voice and other young women of today have the right to free speech and to speak at all in public. C. Lucy Burns connects to present day by giving women the chance to vote and proving to women that if you want something, all you need to do is fight for it.
A. Jeannette Rankin was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Congress. She helped pass the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote, and was a committed pacifist. B. Jeannette Rankin has impacted me by partly giving me the right to vote, and also showing me I can go into a profession full of men and still dominate it. C. Jeannette Rankin connects to the present day by also giving women the chance to vote. Jeannette showed women they could be in politics, and be more involved directly with our rights.
A. Alice Paul proposes the Equal Rights Amendment in 1923. B. Alice Paul has impacted me by giving me the equal rights for all citizens regardless of sex; it seeks to end the legal distinctions between men and women in terms of a divorce, property, employment, and other matters. C. The Equal Rights Amendment connects to present day because without it women and some men wouldn't be as far in life with either their job or marriage.
A. Amelia Earhart became a record-breaking female pilot whose international fame improved public acceptance of air travel and paved the way for other women in commercial flight. B. Amelia Earhart has impacted me by showing me that if I want to do the impossible I can. Amelia Earhart has taught me that women can do anything they put to their mind and that women can multitask. C. Amelia Earhart connects to the present day by giving women the chance to become pilots and to show them it's okay to take risks in life.
Outside the White House, the National Woman's Party builds a perpetual "watchfire for freedom" in which they burn the words of every hypocritical speech President Wilson gives about democracy. A. This protest has impacted our nation by teaching the people how President Wilson wasn't helping women, and that authorities pressured suffragists to drop their cause and join the war efforts at home. Women suffragists refused, turning President Wilson’s hypocritical pleas for democracy elsewhere into a potent weapon at home. B. The women's suffrage lesson has impacted me by teaching me that I have to stand up for what I want and fight for it. This lesson has taught me that women shouldn't have to settle for less when it's their lives at risk. C. The women's suffrage Lesson connects to present day by showing women that just because someone is in charge doesn't mean he's doing his best to help people. The lesson is one of the reasons women today are allowed to vote, and why women are fighting for their rights again with President Trump.
A. President Wilson is known for not addressing women's suffrage until Suffragists and their supporters agreed that Wilson had a debt to pay to the country’s women, who at the time were asked to support their sons and husbands fighting overseas in the First World War and who were contributing to the war effort on the home front. B. President Wilson and his choice to help these women have impacted me by announcing constitutional amendment that would give all female citizens including me the right to vote. C. President Wilson choice connects to present day by giving all women in the United States the right to vote for their government.