Writing has been a key strategy to persuading people

Writing has been a key strategy to persuading people. During hard times, speeches and writing have brought hope to society. During times of oppression towards different people, the power of words brought change to the world. Martin Luther King Junior for example brought equality between two races at a time where no one thought it was possible. The influence that words bring can create marvelous changes. During the early 20th century, Emmeline Pankhurst and Betty Friedan were some of the many women’s rights activists. Creating perfected, thorough, powerful lectures that ended up changing opinions around the world.
Born on July 15th, 1858 in Moss Side, Manchester, Emmeline Pankhurst was destined to change the world. The influence from her pro-women rights parents definitely had a positive impact on Emmeline’s success. Emmeline was arrested multiple times. Giving speeches like “The plight of women” and “Freedom or death” rumbled the British government. During World War I, there were little to no men to run the factories. But, Emmeline convinced women to take the place of men. When the British Government saw this, they realized that a woman’s potential is equal or better than a man’s.
In the year 1918, Parliament allowed women to vote (at the age of 30) and later that year allowed women to run for positions in Parliament. many women’s rights activists. Creating perfected, thorough, powerful lectures that ended up changing opinions around the world.
Emmeline’s influential words allowed women to rise up and believe. Using quotes from male politicians, she says, “‘The fact is,’ they say, ‘the home is the place for women. Their interests are the rearing and training of children. These are the things that interest women. Politics have nothing to do with these things, and therefore politics do not concern women.'” This powerful statement