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How does this text feature enhance the information provided in the book? A. It connects the book’s central ideas about the design of the bicycle. B. It offers examples of improvements that were made to the bicycle. C. It provides insight about the significance of the bicycle to women. D. It emphasizes the widespread popularity of bicycles across all age groups.


The correct answer is C.

The book “Wheels of Change” by Sue Macy seeks to show the reader the true meaning and importance that being able to ride a bicicle had to women of the nineteenth century.

Macy explains that women were imprisoned by law, social conventions, and even by their clothing. They were controlled by the men in their lives in every aspect.

So, for them, a bike was not just one more device, like it was for men. For women, being able to ride a bike was a representation of freedom.

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What chronology is described in the excerpt? A. the country’s recovery from the 2004 tsunami. B. the initial successes of World Bike Relief C. a life transformed by bicycle ownership D. a volunteer experience with World Bike ReliefRead this excerpt from Wheels of Change by Sue Macy.In efforts to restart the lives of those devastated by the crushing waves of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, my husband, F. K. Day, and I founded World Bicycle Relief (WBR). WBR works to provide access to independence and livelihood through the power of bicycles. During our work in Sri Lanka in 2005-2006, we put more than 24,000 new bicycles into the hands of those rebuilding their lives. Since 2006, we have moved into Africa where we currently work in Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Kenya addressing oppressive poverty and the AIDS pandemic by mobilizing volunteer caregivers, students, and entrepreneurs with bicycles.


Answered by answersmine AT 22/10/2019 – 03:02 AM

The chronology that is described in the excerpt Wheels of Change by Sue Macy is a life transformed by bicycle ownership. The answer is letter C. It is shown in the excerpt above that the couple tried their best to help the people in Sri Lanka get on with their lives by helping them own a bicycle which will produce energy at a much lower cost.

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Read the excerpt from Chapter 5 of Wheels of Change. These traits led commentators to worry that the differences between the sexes were being blurred, a fear that was reinforced as the four newest states—Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho—granted women the right to vote in the 1890s. Would the bicycle help bring about a new kind of equality between men and women? Elizabeth Cady Stanton and her colleagues certainly hoped so. At any rate, the image of a female cyclist quickly became associated with efforts to win more rights for women. What conclusion does Macy draw in this synthesis of ideas? Women were granted the right to vote in four states as a direct result of the bicycle’s invention. Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women. Stanton and her colleagues hoped women cyclists would join their fight for women’s rights. Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, and Idaho were home to the highest percentage of women cyclists.


Female cyclists were quickly becoming associated with efforts to win more rights for women.

At the end of the passage, usually where a conclusion is stated, it says that the image of a female cyclist was becoming a symbol for women’s rights. The passage does not tell the reader anything about the percentage of women cyclists. While it does tell the reader about women being granted the right to voted, the connection between that and the bicycle is that it blurs the differences between the sexes. Both men and women were riding bicycles and they were both voting. There is also nothing in the passage about women cyclists as a group joining or not joining the women’s rights movement.