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great women reformers.?
i need to find out what Susan B Anthony, Rosa Parks, Harriet tubman, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. i also need to find out how they changed or bettered the United States.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Before these people existed, women were considered little better than a meaty alternative to blow-up dolls. In fact a common phrase of the time was 'Women? Haaahahaha', and men could be heard shouting this phrase to each other as they merrily beat up random women in the streets. In a famous case, the Pope instigated a mass forced-sandwich making festival of nuns, in which nuns were forced to make endless numbers of sandwiches for the Vatican until either they denounced their right to pee sitting down or until they lost consciousness and collapsed into a pile of bread and butter. Recently one of these nuns has been made a saint (Saint Deirdre of the Tuna Mayo) and it is about time too.
- Louise CLv 71 decade ago
Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton were leaders of the suffragette movement in the uSA during the second half of the 19th century. Women got the vote in some western states during their lifetime, and they laid the groundwork for the women's movement of the early 20th century, which led eventually to all American women getting the vote.
Harriet Tubman was an escaped slave who returned to the south many times to help other slaves escape. Altogether she rescued about 300 other slaves. During the Civil War she worked as a spy and scout for the Union Army. She was an advocate of rights for black people and for women.
Rosa Parks was the woman who started the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955, when she refused to give up her seat to a white man on the bus. She had been a civil rights activist for many years, but this was the moment when she really changed history.