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Votes for Women: The Virago Book of Suffragettes, edited by Joyce Marlow () This huge collection of documents, speeches, journals, extracts from books . Complete with interesting images and great back matter, this is a book for readers looking for a solid history of the American push for the right for women to vote. I've read more than one book on this topic for young readers, but this is the first one I've read which doesn't shy away from/5. That’s why it’s often pointed to as the beginning of the struggle for suffrage. In their voluminous narrative History of Woman Suffrage, which was published from to , Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B Anthony crafted an origin story for the suffrage movement centered on this one convention. If you want to know, not just about the Pankhursts and the militant suffragettes, but about the long fight for "Votes for Women" this is the book for you. Brilliantly researched, filled with idealism, ruthlessness and political chicanery, with outrageous, sad, courageous, misogynystic - and amusing - s:
The suffrage movement and the Pankhurst name go hand in hand. This book stops before women gained the vote, but it’s a fascinating chronicle of how the suffragettes and the creation of the WSPU Author: Sarah Shaffi. After generations of struggle for suffrage, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed in and ratified in August To mark the centennial anniversary of women’s suffrage, the Smithsonian, Library of Congress, and National Archives collaborated to share this history with you on social Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery’s Votes for Women: A Portrait of. Women's suffrage is the right of women to vote in elections. Beginning in the midth century, aside from the work being done by women for broad-based economic and political equality and for social reforms, women sought to change voting laws to allow them to vote. There is a poll book from that clearly shows thirty women's names among those who voted. These women were playing an active role in the election. On the roll, the wealthiest female elector was Grace Brown, a butcher. Due to the high rates that .
The legal right of women to vote was established in the United States over the course of more than half a century, first in various states and localities, sometimes on a limited basis, and then nationally in The demand for women's suffrage began to gather strength in the s, emerging from the broader movement for women's , the Seneca Falls Convention, the first women's. This book seeks to retrieve a long-forgotten sliver of history—to tell the story of how, in the course of women’s protracted and hard-fought battle to gain the vote in the United States, men played a consequential role that they did not aggrandize or promote, except when it served the suffrage cause for them to do so. In Votes For Women, Jean H. Baker has assembled an impressive collection of new scholarship on the struggle of American women for the suffrage. Each of the eleven essays illuminates some aspect of the long battle that lasted from the s to the passage of the suffrage amendment in /5(2). By the end of , more than 70 years after the first national woman’s rights convention at Seneca Falls, Congress finally passed a federal women’s suffrage amendment to the .