A History of the American Suffragist Movement

A History of the American Suffragist Movement

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Baker & Taylor
Chronicles the women's suffrage movement from its official inception at the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention throuth the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920

Book News
Traces the roots of the suffrage movement from 17th-century colonial America to the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, emphasizing the connections of the women's movement to the other great 19th-century reform movements of abolitionism and temperance. Includes b&w illustrations and photos, a chronology, and documents, plus a foreword by Geraldine Ferraro, the first female vice-presidential candidate on a national major-party ticket. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
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.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1998
ISBN: 9781576070659
1576070654
Branch Call Number: 324.623 WEA
Characteristics: xvi, 280 p. : ill. ; 27 cm

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