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Title:
Women's suffrage
Author:
Haesly, Richard, 1969-
Publication Information:
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Movement begins: Women should be involved in politics / Susan T. Smith -- Resolutions of the Seneca Falls Convention / Various attendees -- Rationale for a women's suffrage amendment / Elizabeth Cady Stanton -- Remember Sojourner Truth's "Ain't I a woman?" Speech / Frances D. Gage -- Can women win the right to vote if they wear dresses? / Gerrit Smith, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Frances D. Gage -- Making a case for national women's suffrage: Constitution grants women's suffrage / Victoria Claflin Woodhull -- Fourteenth amendment grants women's suffrage / Susan B. Anthony -- Citizenship does not confer voting rights / U.S. Supreme Court -- Debating women's suffrage in Congress / U.S. Senate -- Campaigning in the states: Obtaining women's suffrage in Wyoming / J.W. Kingman -- How to win the state ballot / Abigail Scott Duniway -- Campaigning across a dozen states / Anna Howard Shaw -- Lobbying the New York Senate / Harriot Stanton Blatch -- Why Massachusetts voted against women's suffrage / Ernest Bernbaum -- Nineteenth Amendment: Winning planning / Carrie Chapman Catt -- Mobilizing lobbyists to pressure congressmen / Maud Wood Park -- Refuting arguments against suffrage / Alice Stone Blackwell -- Jailed for protesting / Doris Stevens -- President appeals to the senate / Woodrow Wilson -- Celebrating victory and looking forward / National American Woman Suffrage Association.
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ISBN:
9780737713053

9780737713046
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Suffragists explain the long struggle to obtain voting rights for women. They reveal how a small group of organizers inspired a national movement that culminated in the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment.


Summary

Suffragists explain the long struggle to obtain voting rights for women. They reveal how a small group of organizers inspired a national movement that culminated in the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 9 Up-Nearly a century of struggle culminated in the 19th Amendment (1920) granting women the right to vote, a struggle that comes to life in the words of the women who fought for this right and those who opposed it. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


School Library Journal Review

Gr 9 Up-Nearly a century of struggle culminated in the 19th Amendment (1920) granting women the right to vote, a struggle that comes to life in the words of the women who fought for this right and those who opposed it. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.