Guides to Historic Events in America: Votes for Women! The American Woman Suffrage Movement and the Nineteenth Amendment: A Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Marion W. Roydhouse
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  • ISBN-10: 144083671X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440836718
  • DDC: 305.420973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book provides a contextual narrative of the 70-year-long history of the woman suffrage movement in the United States, demonstrating how this important mass political and social movement coalesced into a politically skilled force despite class, racial, ethnic, religious, and regional barriers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
Introduction—Women Vote: The Brief Episode of New Jersey.
Chronology: Woman Suffrage.
1: A World of Hope: Abolition and Woman's Rights, 1807–1861.
2: The Civil War and the Great Schism, 1861–1870.
3: The New Departure and the Rights of Citizens, 1870–1880.
4: Woman Suffrage Becomes Respectable, 1870–1900.
5: The History of Woman Suffrage and Unification, 1880–1890.
6: Out of the Doldrums, 1905–1915.
7: Photo Essay.
8: New Coalitions, New Suffragists, and New Tactics, 1910–1915.
9: The Final Triumph, 1910–1920.
10: Aftermath—New Voters: What Changed?.
Biographical Essays A Sample of the Diversity of the Suffrage Movement.
11: Biographies of Suffragists The West Abigail Jane Scott Duniway (October 22, 1834 to October 11, 1915).
12: The South Kate M. Gordon (July 14, 1861 to August 24, 1932).
13: The Northeast: New York Leonora O'Reilly (February 16, 1870 to April 3, 1927).
14: Boston Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin (August 31, 1842 to March 13, 1924).
15: The Pacific West: San Francisco Maud Younger (January 1870 to June 1936).
Primary Documents.
16: The Nineteenth Amendment as passed and ratified, 1920.
17: Sojourner Truth, Address to the American Equal Rights Association (1867).
18: Debates at the American Equal Rights Association Meeting (1869).
19: Virginia L. Minor's petition to the circuit court of St. Louis County, Missouri, 1872.
20: The United States of America v. Susan B. Anthony, 1873.
21: Belle Kearney, “The South and Woman Suffrage,” 1903.
22: Jane Addams, “The Modern City and the Municipal Franchise for Women,” NAWSA Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, February 7–13, 1906.
23: Caroline A. Lowe, Address to NAWSA Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 21–26, 1912.
24: The New York Campaign, 1915.
25: “Women Must Fight, Says Mrs. Belmont: Suffrage Leader, Ready to Sail for World Convention, Praises Militancy,” New York Times, 1913.
26: “Mrs. Brannan Tells of Jail Treatment: Asserts That Women Pickets Were Roughly Handled at Occoquan. Demands Removal of Flag. Believes That Attempt Was Made to Break Prisoners Spirit by Torture of Fear,” New York Times, 1917.
27: “Pickets Are Praised: Dudley Field Malone Talks to Mass Meeting in Their Honor,” Special to the New York Times, 1917.
Appendix: Suffrage Timetable.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author.