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Give us the ballot : the modern struggle for voting rights in America - Berman, Ari,

Summary: "On the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a riveting and alarming account of the continuing battle over the right to vote The adoption of the landmark Voting Rights Act in 1965...

Contents: The second Emancipation -- The second Reconstruction -- The Southern strategy -- Hands that pick cotton -- The counterrevolution -- Challenging the consensus -- The realignment -- The...

Gilded suffragists : the New York socialites who fought for women's right to vote - Neuman, Johanna,

Summary: New York City's elite women who turned a feminist cause into a fashionable revolution In the early twentieth century over two hundred of New York's most glamorous socialites joined the suffrage...

Contents: A club of their own -- The celebrity endorsement -- The birth of a rivalry -- A rivalry collapses -- The gilded face of modernity -- Mere men -- The tactical turn -- The great wars -- Who won...

A century of votes for women : American elections since suffrage - Wolbrecht, Christina,

Summary: "How have American women voted in the first 100 years since the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment? How have popular understandings of women as voters both persisted and changed over time? In...

Contents: Women at the polls -- Women without the vote -- Explaining women voters -- Enter the women voters -- Feminine mystique and the American voter -- Feminism resurgent -- The discovery of the gender...

Women will vote : winning suffrage in New York State - Goodier, Susan,

Summary: Women Will Vote celebrates the 2017 centenary of women's right to full suffrage in New York State. Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello highlight the activism of rural, urban, African American,...

Contents: Introduction : from ridicule to referendum -- Tenuous ties : creating a woman suffrage movement in New York State -- Ruffling the somewhat calm domain : rural women and suffrage -- Woman suffrage,...

Suffrage : women's long battle for the vote - DuBois, Ellen Carol, 1947-

Summary: Explores the full scope of the movement to win the vote for women through portraits of its leaders and activists, including Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Matilda Joslyn...

Contents: The sacred right to the elective franchise, 1848-1861 -- Now let us try universal suffrage, 1861-1868 -- Are women persons? 1869-1875 -- The great primitive right from which all freedom originates,...

Anna Howard Shaw : the work of woman suffrage - Franzen, Trisha, 1951-

Summary: "Acknowledged by her contemporaries as the most outstanding woman suffrage orator of her time, Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) has nonetheless received minimal attention from historians. Trisha...

Contents: Introduction.Facing contradictions --The development of a dissenter (1847-1870) --The road to independence (1871-1880) --Finding the cause (1881-1889) --Apprenticeship in the National American...

Shall not be denied : women fight for the vote : official companion to the Library of Congress exhibition

Summary: "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote tells the story of the long campaign for women's suffrage - considered the largest reform movement in American history - which lasted more than seven...

Contents: Building a movement -- New tactics for a new generation -- Fortitude, sacrifice, victory -- The fight continues.

She will rise : becoming a warrior in the battle for true equality - Hill, Katie, (former member of Congress)

Summary: "Powerful women who dare to make mistakes still face swifter and more brutal consequences than men, as the events that precipitated Congressional representative Katie Hill's resignation, in which...

The woman's hour : the great fight to win the vote - Weiss, Elaine F., 1952-

Summary: "The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history. Nashville, August 1920. The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, granting all women the vote, is on the...

Contents: To Nashville -- Lay of the land -- The feminist peril -- The woman question -- Democracy at home -- The Governor's quandary -- The blessing -- On account of sex -- Front porch -- Home and Heaven --...

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