A History of the American Suffragist Movement

A History of the American Suffragist Movement

by Doris Weatherford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0978849809

ISBN-13: 9780978849801

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Mtm Publishing

Tracing the roots of the movement to the independent women of seventeenth-century colonial America, Weatherford chronicles the long and tortuous campaign to secure women's suffrage. She emphasizes the connections of the women's movement, which rested on profound moral convictions, to the other great nineteenth-century reform movements of abolitionism and temperance.…  See more details below

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Tracing the roots of the movement to the independent women of seventeenth-century colonial America, Weatherford chronicles the long and tortuous campaign to secure women's suffrage. She emphasizes the connections of the women's movement, which rested on profound moral convictions, to the other great nineteenth-century reform movements of abolitionism and temperance. She recounts the inspiring triumphs as well as the heartbreaking setbacks of the movement, which culminated in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780978849801
Publisher:
Mtm Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1In the Beginning: 1637 to 18401
Ch. 2"Let Facts Be Submitted to a Candid World": 1840 to 184821
Ch. 3"The Spirit of a Snake" and the Spirit of Success: 1848 to 186037
Ch. 4The Battle Cry of Freedom: 1860 to 187679
Ch. 5The Hour Not Yet: 1871 to 1888127
Ch. 6The Century Turns; The Movement Turns: 1881 to 1912155
Ch. 7The Longest Labor Ends: 1912 to 1920195
App. 1: Timeline245
App. 2: Documents251
Bibliography261
Index267

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