The woman's hour : the great fight to win the vote
by
 
Weiss, Elaine F., 1952- author.

Title
The woman's hour : the great fight to win the vote

Author
Weiss, Elaine F., 1952- author.

ISBN
9780525429722

Physical Description
404 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contents
To Nashville -- Lay of the land -- The feminist peril -- The woman question -- Democracy at home -- The Governor's quandary -- The blessing -- On account of sex -- Front porch -- Home and Heaven -- The woman's hour -- Cranking the machine -- Prison pin -- Fieldwork -- A real and threatening danger -- War of the roses -- In justice to womanhood -- Terrorizing Tennessee manhood -- Petticoat government -- Armageddon -- The hour has come -- Liberty Bell -- Election Day -- Epilogue.

Abstract
An account of the 1920 ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted voting rights to women traces the culmination of seven decades of legal battles and cites the pivotal contributions of famous suffragists and political leaders.

Corporate Subject
United States. Constitution. 19th Amendment -- History.

Subject Term
Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
 
Suffragists -- United States -- History.
 
Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Format
Book

Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York, New York : Viking, [2018]


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookSOCIETY POLITICS 324.6230973 WEIS32530608934210Main JCPLAdult Nonfiction Area