The Woman Suffrage Movement in America

A Reassessment

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Author: Corrine M. McConnaughy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107013666

Category: Political Science

Page: 290

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This book tells the story of woman suffrage as one involving the diverse politics of women across the country.

Women's Suffrage

A Primary Source History of the Women's Rights Movement in America

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Author: Colleen Adams

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780823936854

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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Chronicles women's struggle for suffrage in the United States, including the contributions of such prominent figures as Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Lucretia Mott.

Women's Movements in the United States

Woman Suffrage, Equal Rights, and Beyond

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Author: Steven M. Buechler

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813515595

Category: History

Page: 258

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Steven Buecheler has written a comparative sociological analysis of the woman suffrage movement (1840s-1920) and the contemporary women's movement (1960s to the present). His identification of similarities and differences between these movements reveals persistent feminist issues over time as well as the distinctive concerns of each movement in the sociohistorical context. Buecheler compares these two movements in terms of their origins, organizations, ideologies, class and racial diversities, countermovement's, and outcomes. He uses resource mobilization theory. Buecheler explains why women's movements arise, the forms of organization they adopt, the diversity of ideologies they espouse, and the class and racial composition of women's movements. He also helps us to understand the roots of countermovements, as well as the mixture of successes and failures that has characterized both past and present women's movements. While recognizing both the setbacks and the victories of the contemporary movement, Buecheler identifies grounds for relative optimism about the lasting consequences of this ongoing mobilization. Buechler also explores the complex relationship between social change and social movements. Rapid change both enables and constricts the potential for collective action, which in turn reshapes social structure, By studying long-lived moments in a comparative framework, Buechler sheds light on the broader dialectical relation between agency and structure that is embodied in movement efforts at social change.

Women's Suffrage in America

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Author: Elizabeth Frost-Knappman,Kathryn Cullen-DuPont

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438108885

Category: Suffragists

Page: 513

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Provides hundreds of firsthand accounts of the movement from - diary entries, letters, speeches, and newpaper accounts.

Century of Struggle

The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States

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Author: Eleanor Flexner,Ellen Frances Fitzpatrick

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674106536

Category: Political Science

Page: 398

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Details the struggle for women's voting rights, one of the great social movements in American history.

New Women of the New South

The Leaders of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the Southern States

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Author: Marjorie Spruill Wheeler

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195359572

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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There is currently a great deal of interest in the Southern suffrage movement, but until now historians have had no comprehensive history of the woman suffrage movement in the South, the region where suffragists had the hardest fight and the least success. This important new book focuses on eleven of the movement's most prominent leaders at the regional and national levels, exploring the range of opinions within this group, with particular emphasis on race and states' rights. Wheeler insists that the suffragists were motivated primarily by the desire to secure public affirmation of female equality and to protect the interests of women, children, and the poor in the tradition of noblesse oblige in a New South they perceived as misgoverned by crass and materialistic men. A vigorous suffrage movement began in the South in the 1890s, however, because suffragists believed offering woman suffrage as a way of countering black voting strength gave them an "expediency" argument that would succeed--even make the South lead the nation in the adoption of woman suffrage. When this strategy failed, the movement flagged, until the Progressive Movement provided a new rationale for female enfranchisement. Wheeler also emphasizes the relationship between the Northern and Southern leaders, which was one of mutual influence. This pioneering study of the Southern suffrage movement will be essential to students of the history of woman suffrage, American women, the South, the Progressive Era, and American reform movements.

The Myth of Seneca Falls

Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898

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Author: Lisa Tetrault

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 1469614278

Category: History

Page: 296

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Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898

Votes for Women!

The Woman Suffrage Movement in Tennessee, the South, and the Nation

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Author: Marjorie Spruill Wheeler

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9780870498374

Category: History

Page: 358

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A collection of scholarly essays and primary documents which consider both sides of the woman suffrage question, particularly as it was debated in the South and in Tennessee, which in 1920 became the pivotal thirty-sixth state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment.

Winning the vote

the triumph of the American woman suffrage movement

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Author: Robert Cooney,National Women's History Project

Publisher: Amer Graphic Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 479

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Looks at the history of the women's suffrage movement in the United States.

One Woman One Vote

Rediscovering the Woman Suffrage Movement

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Author: Marjorie Spruill Wheeler

Publisher: Newsage Press

ISBN: 9780939165261

Category: History

Page: 388

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The companion book to the PBS documentary by the same name, this anthology is the most comprehensive collection of writings--contemporary and historical--on the woman suffrage movement in America. It includes essays by the most prominent contemporary historians who write on the topic, as well as some fascinating historical pieces written by women in the suffrage movement during the 19th century. Photos. Maps.