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What were the underlying tensions and larger conflicts that led to the lynching of Thomas Moss? How did Ida B. Well’s campaign contribute to the consolidation of the organized African American women’s movement? The underlying tensions that led to the lynching of Thomas Moss are that there was still racism in that society despite the fact that they were black free men. The whites did not want any blacks to have their own business. The larger conflict that led to the lynching of Thomas Moss was that he owned a grocery store that competed with the grocery store of a white man. The white man didn’t just have a problem about having competition at work but also the fact that he hated black men. The white people started a rumor saying how they were going to rob and destroy Moss’s store after a small game of marbles between the white and black kids, and the black kids won. When Moss and his partners heard of this they quickly put guards outside the store. When the time came for the white men to rob his store the guards fired at them. So the white men blamed Moss and his guards as the murderers and that they were guilty. This led to the lynching of Thomas Moss. That is also how not only the white man gets rid of competition but also the fact that he got rid of a black man too.

Why birth control is so crucial to the transformation in women’s lives that feminists anticipated? Feminism means different things to different women. To women with a taste for politics and reform it means the right to vote and hold office. To women who are physically strong and adventuresome it means freedom to enter all kinds of athletic contests and games. To many women it means social and sex freedom. Yet it is agreed that birth control is an elementary essential in all aspects of feminism. Women wanted control over their own bodies. They were never able to take control in anything. Men made all the choices for their wives and father did for his daughters. They were often looked down upon

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