The women's suffrage movement

Book - 2019

"Comprised of historical texts spanning two centuries with commentary on each period by the editor, this book covers the major issues and figures involved in the women's suffrage movement with a special focus on diversity, incorporating race, class, and gender. The writings of such figures as Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony are featured alongside accounts of Native American women and African American suffragists such as Sarah Mapps Douglas and Harriet Purvis"--

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Penguin classics.
[New York, New York] : Penguin Books 2019.
Physical Description
xxxiii, 519 pages ; 20 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
  • Women voted before the United States was formed
  • Women organized before Seneca Falls
  • The 1850s : the movement takes off
  • The 1860s : in full stride, the war's setback, and regrouping after
  • The 1870s : a decade of progress, loss, and refining tactics
  • The 1880s : a decade of progress and danger
  • The 1890s : suffrage victories and moral decay
  • The 1900s : consolidating power
  • 1910 : nearing the finish line for suffrage
  • 1920 : the final victory.