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The author's primary claim in "On Women's Right to Vote"


On Women's Right to Vote, Susan B. Anthony, 1873

Anthony, Susan B. Speech After Being Convicted Of Voting. All 29 Postal Districts of Monroe County, New York. 1873. Gos.sbc.edu. Web. 25 Apr. 2016.

The author's claim is BEST described by which of the following statements?


Men have too much power in the United States; therefore, more rights should be given to women and African Americans.


Women are equal to men, and men are citizens, so women should have the same rights as men.


A citizen is a person, and women are people; therefore, women are citizens and entitled to vote.


Women and African Americans are being treated unjustly and therefore should be given more freedoms.


The Constitution spells out certain rights that states obey, so women should be entitled to vote.