Things You Do When You Sit Down. Feb 10 - 14. To whom is Uncle Sam playing schoolmaster? What might he be teaching them? Why does the cartoonist find Uncle Sam to be an ironic figure? . Feb 10.
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Things You Do When You Sit Down
Feb 10 - 14
To whom is Uncle Sam playing schoolmaster? What might he be teaching them? Why does the cartoonist find Uncle Sam to be an ironic figure?
The great majority of intelligent, refined and educated women do not want enfranchisement. They realize no sense of injustice such as expressed by the small minority of suffragists. They have all the rights freedom they desire, and consider their present trusts most sacred and, important. They feel that the duties which naturally must ever revert to their sex are such that none but themselves can perform and that political responsibilities could not be borne by them without the sacrifice of the highest interests of their families and of society.”
- Nebraska Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, 1914
On what grounds to the authors of this document oppose suffrage? What Amendment will they come to oppose?
“Besides the ingrained and inevitable bluntness with which is repeated all that the press and public opinion in Spain have said … it once more shows what McKinley is – weak and a bidder for the admiration of the crowd besides being a would-be politician who tries to leave a door open behind himself while keeping on good terms with the jingoes of his party.”
From what document is the passage excepted?
This document is one of the long-range effects of major international event?
What is the message of the cartoonist?
Who would be a likely supporter of the attitudes represented here?