Women S Suffrage In America

Author by : Elizabeth Frost-Knappman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Infobase Publishing
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Description : Provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of the movement from - diary entries, letters, speeches, and newpaper accounts.


The Woman Suffrage Movement In America

Author by : Corrine M. McConnaughy
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : This book tells the story of woman suffrage as one involving the diverse politics of women across the country.


Women S Suffrage

Author by : Colleen Adams
Languange : en
Publisher by : The Rosen Publishing Group
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Description : Chronicles women's struggle for suffrage in the United States, including the contributions of such prominent figures as Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Lucretia Mott.


Votes For Women

Author by : Jean H. Baker
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : In Votes For Women, Jean H. Baker has assembled an impressive collection of new scholarship on the struggle of American women for the suffrage. Each of the eleven essays illuminates some aspect of the long battle that lasted from the 1850s to the passage of the suffrage amendment in 1920. From the movement's antecedents in the minds of women like Mary Wollstonecraft and Frances Wright, to the historic gathering at Seneca Falls in 1848, to the civil disobedience during World War I orchestrated by the National Woman's Party, the essential elements of this tumultuous story emerge in these finely-tuned chapters. So too do the themes and historical controversies about suffrage and its leaders, including Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and Alice Paul. Contributors focus on how the suffrage battle was interwoven with constitutional issues at the federal and state level and how the suffrage struggle played out in different regions, especially the West and the South, as well as the activities of opponents to women's voting. Baker's introductory essay sets the stage for revisiting suffrage by making explicit the similarities and differences in interpretations of suffrage and shows how the movement intersected with other events in American history and cannot be studied in isolation from them. This volume is essential reading for those interested in American politics and women's formal participation in it.


One Half The People

Author by : Anne Firor Scott
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Illinois Press
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Fighting Chance

Author by : Faye E. Dudden
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : The advocates of woman suffrage and black suffrage came to a bitter falling-out in the midst of Reconstruction, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton opposed the 15th Amendment for granting black men the right to vote but not women. How did these two causes, so long allied, come to this? In a lively narrative of insider politics, betrayal, deception, and personal conflict, Fighting Chance offers fresh answers to this question and reveals that racism was not the only cause, but that the outcome also depended heavily on money and political maneuver. Historian Faye Dudden shows that Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, believing they had a fighting chance to win woman suffrage after the Civil War, tried but failed to exploit windows of political opportunity, especially in Kansas. When they became most desperate, they succeeded only in selling out their long-held commitment to black rights and their invaluable friendship and alliance with Frederick Douglass. Based on extensive research, Fighting Chance is a major contribution to women's history and to 19th-century political history.--From http://www.booktopia.com.au (Sep. 30, 2013).


The Split History Of The Women S Suffrage Movement

Author by : Don Nardo
Languange : en
Publisher by : Capstone
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Description : "Describes the opposing viewpoints of women's suffragists and anti-suffragists in the United States beginning in the mid-19th century"--


A History Of The American Suffragist Movement

Author by : Doris Weatherford
Languange : en
Publisher by : Abc-Clio Incorporated
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Description : Chronicles the women's suffrage movement from its official inception at the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention throuth the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.


Votes For Women

Author by : Winifred Conkling
Languange : en
Publisher by : Algonquin Books
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Description : For nearly 150 years, American women did not have the right to vote. On August 18, 1920, they won that right, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified at last. To achieve that victory, some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes even broke the law—for more than eight decades. From Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who founded the suffrage movement at the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, to Sojourner Truth and her famous “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech, to Alice Paul, arrested and force-fed in prison, this is the story of the American women’s suffrage movement and the private lives that fueled its leaders’ dedication. Votes for Women! explores suffragists’ often powerful, sometimes difficult relationship with the intersecting temperance and abolition campaigns, and includes an unflinching look at some of the uglier moments in women’s fight for the vote. By turns illuminating, harrowing, and empowering, Votes for Women! paints a vibrant picture of the women whose tireless battle still inspires political, human rights, and social justice activism.


From Suffrage To The Senate

Author by : Suzanne O'Dea Schenken
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Profiles women from across the political spectrum who have served in the U.S. House and Senate, the judiciary, and the U.S. cabinet, and describes organizations, movements, issues, and allies of feminists from colonial times to the present.