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Suffragettes, Doris Stevens, 1917
The following passage is from a piece written by activist Doris Stevens, who describes the attitudes of some jailed suffragettes in 1917, and includes a letter of protest to the commissioners of the District of Columbia.

Stevens, Doris. Jailed for Freedom. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1920. 175-78. Print.

All of the following can be reasonably inferred from lines 40-47 EXCEPT :

A

Lucy Burns was considered a leader of the women's suffrage movement and was therefore intentionally isolated from the rest of the prisoners.

B

The women who wrote the letter consider themselves as political and not criminal prisoners.

C

President Wilson must intervene in order to free the women from prison.

D

The women have intentinonally been kept from each other while in prison.