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The reason that women spell their name with a myn instead of men is because
womyn did not want to spell their name with the word men in it. One of the
reasons is because some womyn did not think that they needed men in there life
including there gender name.
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Womyn rights have change over many years.
The beginning of the fight for women’s suffrage in the United States, which
predates Jeannette Rankin’s entry into Congress by nearly 70 years, grew out of a
larger women’s rights movement. That reform effort evolved during the 19th
century, initially emphasizing a broad spectrum of goals before focusing solely on
securing the franchise for women. Women’s suffrage leaders, moreover, often
disagreed about the tactics and whether to prioritize federal or state reforms.
Ultimately, the suffrage movement provided political training for some of the early
women pioneers in Congress, but its internal divisions foreshadowed the
persistent disagreements among women in Congress and among women’s rights
activists after the passage of the 19th Amendment.

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the English system (Mississippi) grants passed by Congress, Discrimination Act 570 U.S. Supreme Court
decides that a key part of
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DOMA, the law that
cannot own property hold property in their wages for the same discrimination restricts federal
in their own name or own names – with work, regardless of against pregnant recognition of same-sex
keep their own permission from their the race, color, womyn. marriage, is
earnings. husbands. religion, national unconstitutional because it
violates the equal
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She founded the Woman’s She was an activist for womyn’s She was the president

Franchise League which Suffrage and pacifism. National American


fought for married womyn Suffrage Association.

to be able to vote.
There has been some changes for womyn over the last several years. They are
employed and getting paid for it. They have more choices and independence in
what they want to do. Now womyn have the right to vote.

This was an advertisement from World War 2 about a character named Rosie
the riveter. Womyn were not allowed to fight in the war. While many of the
men in the country went off to war womyn started taking on what was
usually men’s jobs to still earn income for their families and to run the
countries factories. Over 6 million womyn joined the workforce most of the
things that they built were things for the war.
“Detailed Timeline.” National Womens History Project, Staff. “Rosie the Riveter.”, A&E Television Networks, 2010,

“The Women's Rights Movement, 1848–1920 | US House of Representatives: History, Art &
Archives.” The Women's Rights Movement, 1848-1920 | US House of Representatives: History,
Art & Archives,

“Women's Rights Activists.” List of Famous Women's Rights Activists - Biographies,

Timelines, Trivia & Life History,