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Which excerpt from “Ain’t I a Woman?” best refutes the anti-suffragist idea that women were too fragile to handle the right to vote? Then that little man in black there, he says women can’t have as much rights as men, ’cause Christ wasn’t a woman! That man over there says that women need to be helped into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Well, children, where there is so much racket there must be something out of kilter. I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me!

1. We are all free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way. 2. Don’t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences. 3. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to …

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Read the poem below and answer the question. Women by Alice Walker They were women then My mama’s generation Husky of voice—stout of Step With fists as well as Hands How they battered down Doors And ironed Starched white Shirts How they led Armies Headragged generals Across mined Fields Ditches To discover books Desks A place for us How they knew what we Must know Without knowing a page Of it Themselves. The poem above is an example of _____. A. blank verse B. free verse C. iambic pentameter D. a sonnet

Hey there! Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary. B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is …

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