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2016-04-18 19:11:21
Which excerpts from Chapter 5 of Wheels of Change provide insight into changing social values of the time? Check all that apply. "The bicycle," she wrote, "will inspire women with more courage, self-respect and self-reliance and make the next generation more vigorous of mind and of body.” In August 1895, a cyclist named Ann Strong caused a stir when she compared the value of a bicycle to that of a husband in the Minneapolis Tribune. Politicians, soldiers, business leaders, and even the leading athletes in the new sports of baseball and football were all men. Now the bicycle brought a taste of independence to women on a very personal level, and some of them took the opportunity to express their discontent with old traditions and expectations. Bicycle manufacturers retooled their factories to build them [automobiles] and bicycle repair shops installed gasoline tanks to service them.
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ningweiwei
2016-04-19 01:30:39

The bicycle," she wrote, "will inspire women with more courage, self-respect and self-reliance and make the next generation more vigorous of mind and of body.” In August 1895, a cyclist named Ann Strong caused a stir when she compared the value of a bicycle to that of a husband in the Minneapolis Tribune. Now the bicycle brought a taste of independence to women on a very personal level, and some of them took the opportunity to express their discontent with old traditions and expectations.

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