The World's Congress of Representative Women, Vol. 2: A Historical Resume for Popular Circulation of the World's Congress of Representative Women, Convened in Chicago on May 15, and Adjourned on May 22, 1839, Under the Auspices of the Woman's Branch of

The World s Congress of Representative Women Vol A Historical Resume for Popular Circulation of the World s Congress of Representative Women Convened in Chicago on May and Adjourned on May Under the Auspices of the Woman s Branch of Excerpt from The World s Congress of Representative Women Vol A Historical Resume for Popular Circulation of the World s Congress of Representative Women Convened in Chicago on May and Adjourn

  • Title: The World's Congress of Representative Women, Vol. 2: A Historical Resume for Popular Circulation of the World's Congress of Representative Women, Convened in Chicago on May 15, and Adjourned on May 22, 1839, Under the Auspices of the Woman's Branch of
  • Author: May Wright Sewall
  • ISBN: 9781334764776
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Paperback
  • Excerpt from The World s Congress of Representative Women, Vol 2 A Historical Resume for Popular Circulation of the World s Congress of Representative Women, Convened in Chicago on May 15, and Adjourned on May 22, 1839, Under the Auspices of the Woman s Branch of the World s Congress AuxiliaryFuture generations never can understand the social and political conditions whiExcerpt from The World s Congress of Representative Women, Vol 2 A Historical Resume for Popular Circulation of the World s Congress of Representative Women, Convened in Chicago on May 15, and Adjourned on May 22, 1839, Under the Auspices of the Woman s Branch of the World s Congress AuxiliaryFuture generations never can understand the social and political conditions which would not permit all citizens to have a voice in the municipal government of the city in which they lived, owned property, and paid taxes Even we who are living under these conditions can not quite comprehend that absolute defiance of equity, justice, and right on the part of men who, having the power, refuse to grant to women the same privileges in the municipality which they themselves enjoy There is not an interest which men have in the good government of the town or City that is not shared by women Take, for instance, the question of street improvement, and we find women even anxious for well paved and cleanly kept streets It is their dresses which must sweep up the debris it is their thinly shod feet which must suffer from the cobble stones between the street railroad tracks, and from the inequalities of sidewalks and curbstones Cleanliness is an essential characteristic of women, and if they were invested with the power to bring it about, the littered and dirty streets of our cities would be a thing of the past in a very short time The woman who looks well to the ways of her own house hold would give equally as good attention to the ways of the city in which she and her family must live There is a crying need for women in municipal housekeeping In the making of parks, the building of fountains, the planting of shade trees, women would feel even greater interest than do men.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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