To guide our own craft, we must be captain, pilot, engineer; with chart and compass to stand at the wheel; to watch the winds and waves, and know when to take in the sail, and to read the signs in the firmament overall. Stanton clearly was opposed to the idea of inequality and believed that every person, man or woman, deserved to have the same rights. As Elizabeth entered her twenties, her reform-minded cousin Gerrit Smith introduced her to her future husband, Henry Brewster Stanton, a guest in his home. They are expected to rely on men and stay at home in their own sphere. . Isolate is defined: to place or keep by itself, separate from others Webster 381. It is sad to see how soon friendless children are left to bear their own burdens before they can analyze their feelings; before they can even tell their joys and sorrows, they are thrown on their own resources.
And limiting the passive voice the 'to be' verbs will strengthen your voice. They are just very short and basic, maybe play them up a bit more. It made me think, too, about my own feminist philosophy. You have all the necessary information and resources - now show us what you can do with it! The strongest reason why we ask for woman a voice in the government under which she lives; in the religion she is asked to believe; equality in social life, where she is the chief factor; a place in the trades and professions, where she may earn her bread, is because of her birthright to self-sovereignty; because, as an individual, she must rely on herself. Though an 1854 campaign failed, a comprehensive reform of laws regarding women passed in 1860. But when all artificial trammels are removed, and women are recognized as individuals, responsible for their own environments, thoroughly educated for all the positions in life they may be called to fill; with all the resources in themselves that liberal though and broad culture can give; guided by their own conscience and judgment; trained to self-protection by a healthy development of the muscular system and skill in the use of weapons of defense, and stimulated to self-support by the knowledge of the business world and the pleasure that pecuniary independence must ever give; when women are trained in this way they will, in a measure, be fitted for those hours of solitude that come alike to all, whether prepared or otherwise.
Physical security, limitations on education, the absence of social and political rights, and the mores of patriarchal society, limited the role of women. In the second paragraph,it seems like you switch between past tense and present tense. She does not acquire this power by being trained to trust others and distrust herself. She became a very good debater. Again we ask complete individual development for the general good; for the consensus of the competent on the whole round of human interest; on all questions of national life, and here each man must bear his share of the general burden. Christ is the greatest example of living a solitary life.
Colorado, Utah and Idaho gained woman suffrage between 1894 and 1896. This so-called tradition is more like chains on women holding us back from our true potentials. Between 1869 and 1890, Stanton and Anthony's National American Woman Suffrage Association worked at the national level to pursue the right of citizens to be protected by the U. On the divine heights of human attainments, eulogized and worshiped as a hero or saint, we stand alone. Underlying this plea is the recognition that each person merits the same preconditions regardless of where fate takes them. But the content was good. As wives, mothers, housekeepers, cooks, they need a different curriculum from boys who are to fill all positions.
Her rights under such circumstances are to use all her faculties for her own safety and happiness. Unlike many of those involved in the women's rights movement, Stanton addressed a number of issues pertaining to women beyond voting rights. It matters not whether the solitary voyager is man or woman. Stanton was a life-long advocate of women's rights, which included the right to vote, but she was concerned about the more sweeping issues of the legal and social status of women. On the contrary, they advocate an equivalency with men in every legal and social role, and saw women's historical solitude as an involuntary state in which women were denied the status enjoyed by men. Just be sure to check up on that first. Your thesis was clear and concise, and your paragraphs followed your thesis very well.
For many years she wrote for the Village Voice. We see reason sufficient in the outer conditions of human beings for individual liberty and development, but when we consider the self-dependence of every human soul, we see the need of courage, judgment and the exercise of every faculty of mind and body, strengthened and developed by use, in woman as well as man. Few women raised objection to their sheltered lives. In that solemn solitude of self, that links us with the immeasurable and the eternal, each soul lives alone forever. Machinery has taken the labors of woman as well as man on its tireless shoulders; the loom and the spinning wheel are but dreams of the past; the pen, the brush, the easel, the chisel, have taken their places, while the hopes and ambitions of women are essentially changed.
It matters not whether the solitary voyager is man or woman; nature, having endowed them equally, leaves them to their own skill and judgment in the hour of danger, and, if not equal to the occasion, alike they perish. In age, when the pleasures of youth are passed, children grown up, married and gone, the hurry and bustle of life in a measure over, when the hands are weary of active service, when the old arm chair and the fireside are the chosen resorts, then men and women alike must fall hack on their own resources. It will teach the solidarity of the race -- that all must rise and fall as one. Anthony—was one of the most important leaders of the movement to gain American women the vote. The strongest reason why we ask for woman a voice in the government under which she lives; in the religion she is asked to believe; equality in social life, where she is the chief factor; a place in the trades and professions, where she may earn her bread, is because of her birthright to self-sovereignty; because, as an individual, she must rely on herself.
As in our extremity we must depend on ourselves, the dictates of wisdom point to complete individual development. As time progressed, Stanton's views shifted to marriage and divorce. In times like this humanity rises above all college curriculums and recognizes Nature as the greatest of all teachers in the hour of danger and death. Anthony created the Women's Loyal National League, gathering 400,000 signatures on a petition to bring about immediate passage of the 13th Amendment to the U. The solitude of the king on his throne and the prisoner in his cell differs in character and degree, but it is solitude nevertheless. In conclusion, Elizabeth Cady Stanton effectively convinces her audience of women equality by using an appeal to ethos, imagery, and an appeal to the emotions of women and the individuality of a human soul.
For the 2007-2008 academic year, she will be a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute at Harvard University. Stanton explained how there is no difference between men and women, humans were created with the same natural rights. Stanton uses allusion to provide examples of how solitary humans are. The title of her last speech is also the title of the book, The Solitude of Self, a reflection of her own personal growth and, perhaps, her response to the growing distance she felt between herself and the movement she'd devoted her life to. Some say, Where is the use of drilling girls in the languages, the Sciences, in law, medicine, theology? Stanton wanted the amendment to enfranchise women.