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Votes for women! : American suffragists and the battle for the ballot / Winifred Conkling.

Conkling, Winifred, (author.).

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Anderson - Anderson Main Library 324.6 Conkling Winifred (Text) 22960001543916 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Cherokee - Blacksburg Library YA 324.623 CON (Text) 33636004140820 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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Kershaw - Elgin Library Y 324.6 CON (Text) 33255003488237 Young Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Williamsburg - Hemingway 973 CONKLING (Text) 32957000167372 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
York - Rock Hill Branch YA324.623 CONKLING (Text) 33205012130502 Young Adult Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616207342
  • ISBN: 1616207345
  • Physical Description: 312 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Oh, my daughter, I wish you were a boy!": before Seneca Falls -- "All men and women are created equal": Seneca Falls Convention, 1848 -- "The right is ours": creating a national suffrage movement -- "In thought and sympathy we were one": a feminist friendship -- "You must be true alike to the women and the Negroes": division in the suffrage movement -- "Madam, you are not a citizen": Victoria Woodhull speaks to Congress -- "I have been & gone & done it!!": Susan B. Anthony votes for president -- "We ask justice, we ask equality": forward step by step -- "Failure is impossible!": the next generation -- "Votes for women": the second wave of suffragists -- "How long must women wait for liberty?": parades and protests -- "Power belongs to good": the silent sentinels -- "This ordeal was the most terrible torture": hungering for justice -- "Don't forget to be a good boy": the battle for ratification.
Summary, etc.:
On August 18, 1920, American women finally won the right to vote. Ratification of the 19th Amendment was the culmination of an almost eighty-year fight in which some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes broke the law in to achieve this huge leap toward equal rights. In this expansive yet personal volume, author Winifred Conkling covers not only the suffragists’ achievements and politics but also the private journeys that fueled their passion and led them to become women’s champions. From Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who founded the suffrage movement at the 1848 Seneca Falls convention; to Victoria Woodhull, the first female candidate for president; to Sojourner Truth and her famous speech, “Ain’t I a Woman?”; to Alice Paul, who was arrested and force-fed in prison, Conkling combines thorough research with page-turning storytelling to bring the battle for the right to vote to vivid life. Votes for Women! also explores the movement’s often powerful, sometimes difficult relationship with the temperance and abolition movements, and takes unflinching look at some of the uglier moments in the fight for the women’s vote.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women > Suffrage > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Suffragists > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Women's rights > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Women > Suffrage > United States > History.
Suffragists > United States > History.
Women's rights > United States > History.

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