American Women Speak: An Encyclopedia and Document Collection of Women's Oratory, 1st Edition

  • Mary Ellen Snodgrass
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  • ISBN-10: 1440837856
  • ISBN-13: 9781440837852
  • DDC: 815.008
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 769 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released January 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This A-to-Z compendium explores more than 150 American women activists from colonial times to the present, examining their backgrounds and the focus of their activism, and provides examples of their speeches.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Chronology.
1: Abzug, Bella (1920–1998).
2: Addams, Jane (1860–1935).
3: Albright, Madeleine (1937–).
4: Alexander, Jane (1939–).
5: Allen, Paula Gunn (1939–2008).
6: Allende, Isabel (1942–).
7: Amanpour, Christiane (1958–).
8: Amatniek, Kathie (1943–).
9: Ames, Blanche Ames (1878–1969).
10: Anderson, Mary (1872–1964).
11: Angelou, Maya (1928–2014).
12: Anthony, Susan B. (1820–1906).
13: Balch, Emily Greene (1867–1961).
14: Barshefsky, Charlene (1950–).
15: Barton, Clara (1821–1912).
16: Beard, Mary Ritter (1876–1958).
17: Beecher, Catharine Esther (1800–1878).
18: Bellamy, Carol (1942–).
19: Bethune, Mary Mcleod (1875–1955).
20: Bird, Caroline (1915–2011).
21: Blackwell, Alice Stone (1857–1950).
22: Blackwell, Antoinette Brown (1825–1921).
23: Blake, Lillie Devereux (1833–1913).
24: Blatch, Harriot Eaton Stanton (1856–1940).
25: Brady, Sarah (1942–2015).
26: Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (1866–1948).
27: Brownmiller, Susan (1935–).
28: Bryant, Anita (1940–).
29: Buck, Pearl S. (1892–1973).
30: Calderone, Mary (1904–1998).
31: Carson, Rachel (1907–1964).
32: Carter, Rosalynn (1927–).
33: Catt, Carrie Chapman (1859–1947).
34: Chicago, Judy (1939–).
35: Chisholm, Shirley (1924–2005).
36: Clinton, Hillary Rodham (1947–).
37: Collins, Eileen (1956–).
38: Cooke, Hope (1940–).
39: Cooper, Anna Julia (1858–1964).
40: Davis, Angela (1944–).
41: Davis, Lucinda (ca. 1848–ca. 1937).
42: Davis, Paulina W. (1813–1876).
43: Day, Dorothy (1897–1980).
44: De Cleyre, Voltairine (1866–1912).
45: Delauro, Rosa L. (1943–).
46: Dickinson, Anna (1842–1932).
47: Diebolt, Jean (1939–).
48: Dock, Lavinia (1858–1956).
49: Douglas, Helen Gahagan (1900–1980).
50: Dworkin, Andrea (1946–2005).
51: Eastman, Crystal (1881–1928).
52: Eddy, Mary Baker (1821–1910).
53: Edelman, Marian Wright (1939–).
54: Ehrenreich, Barbara (1941–).
55: Elders, Joycelyn (1933–).
56: Eshoo, Anna G. (1942–).
57: Estés, Clarissa Pinkola (1943–).
58: Faludi, Susan (1959–).
59: Feinstein, Dianne (1933–).
60: Ferraro, Geraldine (1935–2011).
61: Firestone, Shulamith (1945–2012).
62: Fisher, Mary (1948–).
63: Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley (1890–1964).
64: Fonda, Jane (1937–).
65: Forbes, Esther (1891–1967).
66: Foster, Abby Kelley (1811–1887).
67: Friedan, Betty (1921–2006).
68: Fuller, Kathryn (1946–).
69: Furness, Betty (1916–1994).
70: Gage, Matilda Joslyn (1826–1898).
71: Geller, Margaret J. (1947–).
72: Gertner, Nancy (1946–).
73: Gilbreth, Lillian Moller (1878–1972).
74: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins (1860–1935).
75: Glaser, Elizabeth (1947–1994).
76: Goldman, Emma (1869–1940).
77: Goodno, Barbara A. (1953–).
78: Gore, Tipper (1948–).
79: Graham, Katharine (1917–2001).
80: Griffiths, Martha Wright (1912–2003).
81: Hamer, Fannie Lou (1917–1977).
82: Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins (1825–1911).
83: Harriman, Florence Jaffray (1870–1967).
84: Hazlett, Adella (1837–1911).
85: Hemley, Ginette (1959–).
86: Herman, Alexis (1947–).
87: Hernandez, Aileen (1926–).
88: Hill, Anita (1956–).
89: Hobby, Oveta Culp (1905–1995).
90: Hoey, Jane M. (1892–1968).
91: Holmes, Freedwoman (ca. 1863–After 1936).
92: Hooker, Isabella Beecher (1822–1907).
93: Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki (1934–).
94: Howe, Julia Ward (1819–1910).
95: Huerta, Dolores (1930–).
96: Hunt, Irene (1907–2001).
97: Hurston, Zora Neale (1891–1960).
98: Hutchinson, Anne (1591–1643).