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Before they could vote

American women"s autobiographical writing, 1819-1919

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- United States -- Biography,
  • Women -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Sources,
  • Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources,
  • Women"s studies -- United States -- Biographical methods,
  • Autobiography -- Women authors

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 447-454).

    Statementedited by Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson.
    GenreBiography., Sources.
    SeriesWisconsin studies in autobiography
    ContributionsSmith, Sidonie., Watson, Julia, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1412 .B44 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 454 p. ;
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15983971M
    ISBN 100299220508, 0299220540
    ISBN 109780299220501, 9780299220549
    LC Control Number2006006984
    OCLC/WorldCa64486701

      Why Voters Could Be Removed From The Rolls There might very well be a legitimate explanation for why some of those names were removed in Brooklyn ahead of New York's Democratic primary.   Unita Blackwell Risked It All So Black Mississippians Could Vote By MAGGIE JONES DEC. 23, She was arrested dozens of times, and Klan members threw Molotov cocktails into her yard — but that.

      The U.S. has restricted voting rights based on arbitrary categories like gender, race and social class since it was founded in In . When the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution was passed, in , it officially gave women the right to vote. The campaign for women's suffrage, however, began almost years earlier. While women's suffrage gained momentum with the help of abolitionists, the outbreak of the U.S. Civil War in caused the movement to stall.

    Decades before they were allowed to vote and a century before NASA’s unheralded women mathematicians helped put the first man on the moon, these women, who came to be known as the “Harvard computers,” illuminated the composition of stars and classified hundreds of thousands of stars according to a system they invented, which astronomers. In , Oregon, Kansas and Arizona women won their vote. West coast women claimed their franchise. The potential power of that vote did not go unnoticed. Ma heralded an historic first action for the women of California: This was the first time in their lives they could vote!


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