British Wigs In The 1700s
The Vicomte de Calonne wears a powdered wig; the powder that fell from the wig is visible on her shoulders. With women actively participating in the anti-slavery movement, a few men felt that the sanctity of civilized society was being threatened and excluded women from joining the anti-slavery convention in London in 1840.
Stanton drew a “Declaration of Sentiments” basing it on Declaration of Independence, which claimed that “all men and women are created equal” and also http://www.alicewigs.com/wigs/browse/3-4-wigs-half-wigs.html highlighted 18 “injuries and usurpations on the part of man towards woman”.
A renowned journalist scorned off this movement, by penning down words like “A discussion of the rights of animals would be regarded with far more complacency by many of what are called the wise and the good of our land, than would be a discussion of the rights of women”… This, of course, did not deter the women from fighting for their rights and women’s rights movement continued, leading to the formation of National American Women Suffrage Association (NAWSA).
The goal of this organization was to bring changes in the American Constitution so that the American women get the right to vote, to own property, to make legal contracts, to attend college, to divorce an abusing husband, to earn a living and so forth.
During the World War I, when men left everything behind to fight for their Hair Falls Half country, women had to step out of their homes to provide for their family and mainly, make their contribution to the society.