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Women have a very active role in society these days However it hasnt always been that easy It took many women to get our rights for today The American womens suffrage movement took more than eighty years to accomplish its goal of gaining womens right to vote which required the passage of a constitutional amendment This is how we got the nineteenth amendment to the Constitution An abolitionist by the name of Lucretia Mott led the womens suffrage movement She was a Quaker who had grown up on the barren island of Nantucket Massachusetts a center of whaling and fishing making the men usually away from home therefore the women were very self-sufficient He believed in educating his daughters and Lucretia was sent to a Quaker academy the Nine Partners a very well respected academy that taught serious academic subject When she graduated from there she was qualified to be a teacher She married James Mott and became a traveling speaker The Quakers were the only denomination that allowed women to assume leadership roles within the religious community Because of Motts reputation as an abolitionist she was invited to observe a meeting of the Anti-Slavery Society She was one of the four women present The four women were not allowed joining the organization because the men didnt think it was right for women to be a part of the organization So Mott helped form a group of her own the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society It was a chain reaction Where ever females were not allowed to join an organization they started their own By doing this they learned skills that would assist them in forming an active womens rights movement The most important skill taught to them was public speaking Through lectures women influenced a change in public opinion that would eventually lead to the vote for women The earliest to speak to a larger crowd were sisters Sarah and Angelina Grimke
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