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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Arguments Against Suffrage

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All of the following were arguments against women's suffrage EXCEPT:

A

Women were not intelligent enough to make important decisions regarding politics.

B

Allowing women to vote would lead to further efforts at gender equality, which would ultimately hurt and not help women.

C

Granting the right to vote to women would undermine the traditional role of women as housewives and mothers and ruin their morals.

D

Women would only vote the way their husbands told them to, so it would be pointless to grant them the right to vote.

E

Allowing women to vote would lead to pacifistic policies that would ruin America's standing in the world.