AP U.S. History: Women's Rights to Vote

The excerpt from the Declaration of Sentiments indicates which of the following about women's rights to vote and own property during the first half of the 19th century?

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the question Here we go The excerpt from the Declaration

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of Sentiments indicates which of the following about women's rights

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to vote and own property during the first half of

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the nineteenth century During the first half the nineteenth century

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women still didn't have the right to vote or own

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property It was during this time that the feminist movement

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began and women started to demand their natural rights While

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the declaration of sentiments which sixty eight women signed in

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New Marais tid the rights they plan to fight for

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including the rights to vote and own property detail oriented

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shmoop er's might note that the word vote does not

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appear in the passage However the phrase elective franchise which

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does appear in the passage is a rather roundabout nineteenth

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century way of well saying voting some answers Be women

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did not have the right to vote or own property

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All right the loser role Well most women definitely didn't

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have the right to vote own property at the time

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Which is why grim K says men deprived women of

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elective franchise and taken all right in property Well clearly

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women were interested in obtaining these civil liberties Why else

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would the declaration of sentiments have been written in the

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first place Women couldn't even vote known property with their

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husband's permission In fact well when a woman got married

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Oliver assets passed from the control of her father to

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that of her husband If she inherited a farm for

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example of her husband could I'll pretty much do anything 00:01:44.36 --> [endTime] he wanted with it Answer is B