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Suffrage : women's long battle for the vote
Title:
Suffrage : women's long battle for the vote
ISBN:
9781501165160
Physical Description:
viii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents:
The sacred right to the elective franchise, 1848-1861 -- Now let us try universal suffrage, 1861-1869 -- Are women persons? 1869-1875 -- The great primitive right from which all freedom originates, 1876-1893 -- New women, 1893-1906 -- A political cause to be carried politically, 1907-1915 -- How long must women go on fighting for liberty? 1915-1917 -- Enemies died hard, 1918-1920 -- The afterstory -- Appendices: Declaration of Sentiments, 1848 -- Declaration of Rights of the Women of the United States, July 4, 1876 -- Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Abstract:
Explores the full scope of the movement to win the vote for women through portraits of its leaders and activists, including Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage, Sojourner Truth, Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Paul, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett.
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Simon & Schuster, [2020]