That man over there says that women need to be ed into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have


That man over there says that women need to be ed into carriages, and lifted over ditches, and to have the best place everywhere. Nobody ever s me into carriages, or over mud-puddles, or gives me any best place! And ain’t I a woman? Look at me! Look at my arm! I have ploughed and planted, and gathered into barns, and no man could head me! And ain’t I a woman?
Which of the following best identifies the purpose of the excerpt?
to counter arguments against women’s right to suffrage based on inherent inequality
to remind her audience of the physical suffering of slaves, including women
to complain about how black women were treated differently than white women and to demand equal rights
to point out all of the tasks women were capable of doing, which means women are just as strong as men


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