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Sentence Correction: Sentence vs. Clause vs. Fragment

The first political system to extend the concept of universal suffrage to women and consider them eligible to vote in national elections was the short-lived Corsican Republic. 

Well done!

This answer choice makes correct idiomatic use of the verb consider, and correctly uses the pronoun them to refer to women.

When correctly used, the verb consider does not require any additional words or prepositions before the object.

Incorrect I consider my university professor to be my personal mentor.

Correct: I consider my university professor my personal mentor.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The pronoun her is singular, and does not agree with the plural noun women to which it refers.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice is stylistically flawed. The words to be are redundant: the verb consider does not require any additional words before the object.

There is a better answer choice, which is both grammatically correct and stylistically superior. Find it!

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect and stylistically flawed.

The plural verb were (...were the short lived Corsican Republic) does not agree with the singular subject The first political system.

What helps identify this question as a Subject Verb Agreement question as well as identify the mistake is the following Stop Sign:

A long, complex subject or a great distance between subject and verb

In addition, the phrase as if they were is wordy and redundant; the verb consider does not require any additional words before the object.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect and stylistically flawed.  By removing the verb was, the sentence becomes a fragment lacking a conjugated verb.

In addition, the words as being in the corrected sentence are redundant; the verb consider does not require any additional words before the object.

them eligible to vote in national elections was
her eligible to vote in national elections was
them to be eligible to vote in national elections was
as if they were eligible to vote in national elections were
them as being eligible to vote in the national elections of