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  • 1. Victoria Woodhull "Women have no government."Victoria was a radicalfeminist, and she went asfar as to run for president sowomen would get equalrights as men. This did notwork however becausebefore the election she wasarrested. This was verycontroversial at the time,because many men wereagainst this.
  • 2. What she did.-She advocated free love, and was a Spiritualist.-She was a feminist, and a suffragette.-She was the first woman to run a stock brokeragecompany with her sister.-She established the Equal Rights Party, and ran as thepresidential candidate under that party in 1872.-Wrote, and founded Woodhull and Claflin’s Weekly, whichwas a radical paper. It was the first to publish KarlMarxs The Communist Manifesto in English.-Wrote Human Body: The Temple of God (1890), and TheHumanitarian
  • 3. Political CartoonA political cartoon byThomas Nast.The caption is: "Get theebehind me, (Mrs.) Satan! Idrather travel the hardestpath of matrimony thanfollow your footsteps."It is criticizing Woodhullsbeliefs and that she is thedevil.
  • 4. QuestionsWhat movements was she involved in?What political party did she start?