Madison W.

asked • 03/07/21

Why was women signing antislavery petitions considered a radical act in the 1830s?

a. by signing petitions, women were throwing off the "cover" of their husbands/fathers and asserting their existence as political individuals

b. petitions had never been used before the 1830s, they were an absolutely brand new form of protest

c. slavery no longer existed by the 1830s

d. it was not considered a radical act, no one cared

1 Expert Answer


Stoney G. answered • 03/09/21

5 (6)

Long time History Buff

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