Chapter 17.2 History
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What sucked dick about women working?
they had to work long, unfair hours at dangerous jobs then were expected to hand the money over to the men in their life
Muller v. Oregon
1903- Oregon law cut women's workdays to ten hours. Supreme court review the law and agreed with lawyer Louis D. Brandeis that the long hours harmed women and their families
believed women were hurt by unfair prices of goods they had to buy in order to run their homes. helped form NCL and the Women's Trade Union League
National Consumers League
founded in 1899 by Kelley. gave special labels to products made under safe, fair, and healthy working conditions and urged women to avoid the products without these labels
practice of not drinking alcohol (@sara you would die lol <3). Members thought alcohol led men to spend their earnings on liquor and then go home and beat their families.
nurse that believed family life and women's health would improve if mothers had fewer children. opened first birth control clinic in 1916 then in 1921 founded the American Birth Control League
Ida B. Wells
1896-black teacher who helped form the National Association of Colored Women, which aimed to help families strive for success and to assist the less fortunate
right to vote
Carrie Chapman Catt
urged women to join the National American Woman Suffrage Association. had a "winning plan" (women lobbied for the right to vote and the other women used the new referendum process to try to pass state suffrage laws)
formed the National Women's Party in 1917, which used public protest marches.
Why would education have led middle class some not address societal problems
Education gave women confidence and trained them to lead organizations for social reform.
Specific problem for women
One problem was that women worked long hours and reformers worked to limit those hours by protesting.
suffragists at state level
Suffragists efforts at state level helped pass the 19th amendment.
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