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American apartheid : the Native American struggle for self-determination and inclusion - Woodard, Stephanie,

Summary: "... American Apartheid offers the most comprehensive and compelling account of the issues and threats that Native Americans face today, as well as their heroic battle to overcome them. Stephanie...

Contents: Destitute by design -- On the voting-rights frontline -- Gods and monsters -- Rough justice -- Take the children -- The arc from past to future.

Alice Paul : claiming power - Zahniser, Jill Diane.

Summary: Alice Paul has long been an elusive figure in the political history of American women. Raised by Quaker parents in Moorestown, New Jersey, she would become a passionate and outspoken leader of the...

Contents: Acknowledgments -- Note about naming -- Introduction -- Mind the light -- We will find a way, or we will make one -- Heart and soul convert -- A new and more heroic plane -- A little stone in a big...

Not for ourselves alone : the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony - Ward, Geoffrey C.

Summary: Meet important historical personalities, scientists, aviators, and athletes in this series that illustrate the impact dynamic leaders have on society. These books are sure to inspire young readers...

Jailed for freedom : American women win the vote - Stevens, Doris, 1888-1963.

Founding sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment - Clift, Eleanor.

Summary: Historical overview examining the 72 year struggle to secure women's right to vote.

Contents: Stirrings of discontent -- "Ain't I a woman?" -- Testing the limits -- Passing the torch -- Division in the ranks -- Martyr for the cause -- Out of bondage -- A vote for mother.

The embattled vote in America : from the founding to the present - Lichtman, Allan J.,

Summary: Americans have died for the right to vote. Yet our democratic system guarantees no one, not even citizens, the opportunity to elect a government. Allan Lichtman calls attention to the founders'...

Contents: Introduction: Voters and non-voters -- The founding father's mistake -- A white man's republic -- Constructing and deconstructing the vote -- Votes for women -- The absent voter -- The Voting...

Vanguard : how black women broke barriers, won the vote, and insisted on equality for all - Jones, Martha S.

Summary: "According to conventional wisdom, American women's campaign for the vote began with the Seneca Falls convention of 1848 and ended with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. The...

Uncounted : voter suppression in the United States - Daniels, Gilda R.,

Summary: "An answer to the assault on voting rights--crucial reading in advance of the 2020 presidential election. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is considered one of the most effective pieces of legislation...

Contents: History repeats itelf -- The Voting Rights Act -- Voter identification -- Voter purges -- Felon disenfranchisement -- Changing demographics -- The way forward -- Conclusion.

The scarlet sisters : sex, suffrage, and scandal in the Gilded Age - MacPherson, Myra.

Summary: Describes the adventures of two sisters who tried to overcome the male-dominated social norms of the late nineteenth century and achieved a remarkable list of firsts, including the first woman-run...

One woman, one vote : rediscovering the woman suffrage movement

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