Votes For Women

Author: Sandra Holton,Dr June Purvis,June Purvis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134610645

Category: History

Page: 312

View: 5639

Votes for Women provides an innovative re-examination of the suffrage movement, presenting new perspectives which challenge the existing literature on this subject. This fascinating book charts the history of the movement in Britain from the nineteenth century to the postwar period, assessing important figures such as; * Emmeline Pankhurst and the militant wing * Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader of the constitutional wing *Jennie Baines and her link with the international suffrage movements.

Votes for Women C.1900-28

Author: Malcolm Chandler

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435327316

Category: Suffragists

Page: 32

View: 9951

Endorsed by Edexcel, this book covers the topic of votes for women. It provides background information on the topic from 1900 to 1928.

Votes for Women

The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited

Author: Jean H. Baker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198029830

Category: History

Page: 216

View: 5492

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 1850s to the passage of the suffrage amendment in 1920. From the movement's antecedents in the minds of women like Mary Wollstonecraft and Frances Wright, to the historic gathering at Seneca Falls in 1848, to the civil disobedience during World War I orchestrated by the National Woman's Party, the essential elements of this tumultuous story emerge in these finely-tuned chapters. So too do the themes and historical controversies about suffrage and its leaders, including Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth, and Alice Paul. Contributors focus on how the suffrage battle was interwoven with constitutional issues at the federal and state level and how the suffrage struggle played out in different regions, especially the West and the South, as well as the activities of opponents to women's voting. Baker's introductory essay sets the stage for revisiting suffrage by making explicit the similarities and differences in interpretations of suffrage and shows how the movement intersected with other events in American history and cannot be studied in isolation from them. This volume is essential reading for those interested in American politics and women's formal participation in it.

Votes for Women

and Other Plays

Author: Elizabeth Robins,Cicely Hamilton,Inez Bensusan,Chris St John,Alice Chapin,Margaret W. Nevinson,Helen M. Nightingale,L.S. Phibbs

Publisher: Aurora Metro Books via PublishDrive

ISBN: 1906582750

Category: Drama

Page: 256

View: 9512

The best collection of suffrage plays on offer Introduced and set in historical context by Dr Susan Croft, formerly Curator at the Theatre Museum in London, with a chronology of suffrage drama from 1907-1914. The astonishing women involved in the Actresses Franchise League set up their own theatre companies and engaged with the battle for the vote by writing and performing campaigning plays all over the country. They launched themselves onto the political stage with their satirical plays, sketches and monologues whilst at the same time challenging the staid conventions of the Edwardian Theatre of the day. The legacy of their inspiring work to change both theatre and society has survived in the political theatre, agit-prop and verbatim theatre we know today. Full playtexts from the following: ’How the Vote was Won’ by Cicely Hamilton and Chris St. John ’The Apple’ by Inez Bensusan ’Jim s Leg’ by L.S. Phibbs ’Votes for Women’ by Elizabeth Robins ’At the Gates’ by Alice Chapin ’In the Workhouse’ by Margaret Wynne Nevinson ’A Change of Tenant’ by Helen Margaret Nightingale.

Votes for Women!

The Woman Suffrage Movement in Tennessee, the South, and the Nation

Author: Marjorie Spruill Wheeler

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9780870498374

Category: History

Page: 358

View: 4964

A collection of scholarly essays and primary documents which consider both sides of the woman suffrage question, particularly as it was debated in the South and in Tennessee, which in 1920 became the pivotal thirty-sixth state to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment.

Votes for Women

The Events on Merseyside, 1870-1928

Author: Marij Van Helmond

Publisher: N.A


Category: Feminism

Page: 115

View: 8920

Votes for Women, 1860-1928

Author: Paula Bartley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340697245

Category: Suffrage

Page: 120

View: 3323

This volume introduces the key figures involved in the women's suffrage movement and goes on to consider the arguments advanced by those who supported and those who opposed votes for women. The narrative highlights the pace and extent of suffragist and suffragette activity, and explores the response of men towards their campaigns. The suffrage contribution to the First World War is also examined and the author investigates the extent to which women gained the vote as a result of their efforts during the conflict. In the final chapter there is an assessment of the effect of the vote on women's lives between 1918 and 1928.

Votes for women

Irish women's struggle for the vote

Author: Rosemary Cullen Owens,Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington

Publisher: N.A


Category: Social Science

Page: 27

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No Votes for Women

The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Author: Susan Goodier

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252094670

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

View: 6934

No Votes for Women explores the complicated history of the suffrage movement in New York State by delving into the stories of women who opposed the expansion of voting rights to women. Susan Goodier finds that conservative women who fought against suffrage encouraged women to retain their distinctive feminine identities as protectors of their homes and families, a role they felt was threatened by the imposition of masculine political responsibilities. She details the victories and defeats on both sides of the movement from its start in the 1890s to its end in the 1930s, acknowledging the powerful activism of this often overlooked and misunderstood political force in the history of women's equality.

Selling Suffrage

Consumer Culture & Votes for Women

Author: Margaret Mary Finnegan

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 9780231107389

Category: History

Page: 222

View: 4358

Margaret Finnegan's pathbreaking study of woman suffrage from the 1850s to the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 reveals how activists came to identify with consumer culture and employ its methods of publicity to win popular support through carefully crafted images of enfranchised women as "personable, likable, and modern." Drawing on organization records, suffragists' papers and memoirs, and newspapers and magazines, Finnegan shows how women found it in their political interest to ally themselves with the rise of consumer culture--but the cost of this alliance was a concession of possibilities for social reform. When manufacturers and department stores made consumption central to middle-class life, suffragists made an argument for the ballot by comparing good voters to prudent comparison shoppers. Through suffrage commodities such as newspapers, sunflower badges, Kewpie dolls, and "Womanalls" (overalls for the modern woman), as well as pantomimes staged on the steps of the federal Treasury building, fashionable window displays, and other devices, "Votes for Women" entered public space and the marketplace. Together these activities and commodities helped suffragists claim legitimacy in a consumer capitalist society.Imaginatively interweaving cultural and political history, Selling Suffrage is a revealing look at how the growth of consumerism influenced women's self-identity.

Votes for Women

An English Version of Scenes from The Ecclesiazusae and The Thesmophoriazusae of Aristophanes

Author: Aristophanes

Publisher: N.A



Page: 56

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Votes for Women!

The Story of Carrie Chapman Catt

Author: Barbara A. Somervill

Publisher: Morgan Reynolds Pub

ISBN: 9781883846961

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 4311

Profiles Carrie Chapman Catt, an educator, prohibitionist, and women's rights advocate who was instrumental in the passage of the nineteenth amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

Stories of Women's Suffrage

Votes for Women!

Author: Charlotte Guillain

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1484624475

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 2591

Women used to have few rights. All the important decisions in their lives were made by men. They could not vote and give their opinion on who should run the country. By the middle of the 19th century, more and more women were starting to ask why not? These are the stories of five trailblazers who achieved amazing things in difficult circumstances: Elizabeth Cady Stanton began campaigning for women's rights when she was refused entry to a convention because she was a woman. Susan B. Anthony cast her vote knowing she'd be arrested. Clementina Black organized a strike at a factory that paid women low wages. Carrie Chapman Catt traveled the world promoting the need for women's suffrage. Emmeline Pankhurst led a march along Downing Street in London, petitioning the vote for women. Many of the rights women have today are thanks to their actions. They helped change society's image of women forever.

Votes for Women!

American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot

Author: Winifred Conkling

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 1616207698

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 7662

On August 18, 1920, American women finally won the right to vote. Ratification of the 19th Amendment was the culmination of an almost eighty-year fight in which some of the fiercest, most passionate women in history marched, protested, and sometimes broke the law in to achieve this huge leap toward equal rights. In this expansive yet personal volume, author Winifred Conkling covers not only the suffragists’ achievements and politics but also the private journeys that fueled their passion and led them to become women’s champions. From Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, who founded the suffrage movement at the 1848 Seneca Falls convention; to Victoria Woodhull, the first female candidate for president; to Sojourner Truth and her famous speech, “Ain’t I a Woman?”; to Alice Paul, who was arrested and force-fed in prison, Conkling combines thorough research with page-turning storytelling to bring the battle for the right to vote to vivid life. Votes for Women! also explores the movement’s often powerful, sometimes difficult relationship with the temperance and abolition movements, and takes unflinching look at some of the uglier moments in the fight for the women’s vote. Votes for Women! is a mesmerizing read perfect for fans of propulsive narrative nonfiction stories like Most Dangerous and The Family Romanov.

Votes for Women

Celebrating New York's Suffrage Centennial

Author: Jennifer A. Lemak ,Ashley Hopkins-Benton

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 1438467303

Category: History

Page: 272

View: 9261

Chronicles the history of the women’s rights and suffrage movements in New York State and examines the important role the state played in the national suffrage movement. The work for women’s suffrage started more than seventy years before the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment at the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 when Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and one hundred supporters signed the Declaration of Sentiments asserting that “all men and women are created equal.” This convention served as a catalyst for debates and action on both the national and state level, and on November 6, 1917, New York State passed the referendum for women’s suffrage. Its passing in New York signaled that the national passage of suffrage would soon follow. On August 18, 1920, “Votes for Women” was constitutionally granted. Votes for Women, an exhibition catalog, celebrates the pivotal role the state played in the struggle for equal rights in the nineteenth century, the campaign for New York State suffrage, and the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. It highlights the nationally significant role of state leaders in regards to women’s rights and the feminist movement through the early twenty-first century and includes focused essays from historians on the various aspects of the suffrage and equal rights movements around New York, providing greater detail about local stories with statewide significance. The exhibition of the same name, on display at the New York State Museum beginning November 2017, features artifacts from the New York State Museum, Library, and Archives, as well as historical institutions and private collections across the state. “There is something intimate, inspiring, and strengthening about seeing words created by and names in the handwriting of women who fought the earlier stages of the struggle for equality and shared humanity that is so crucial today. I’m grateful for this exhibit and catalog that are just the kind of reminder we need to keep going.” — Gloria Steinem “The New York State Museum has put on an extraordinary exhibit to commemorate the women’s suffrage movement and the Nineteenth Amendment, and I hope it inspires a new generation of women and men to raise their voices about all the injustices in their lives.” — Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator for New York State “Congratulations to Jennifer Lemak and Ashley Hopkins-Benton for their wonderful book, Votes for Women.The book, and the exhibition upon which it is based, are great gifts from the authors to all New Yorkers who seek to learn more about the varied and vital role women have played in history. The stories and images included in the book bring the valiant women who came before us vividly to life and challenge us to continue their fight for full equality for women.” — Pam Elam, President of the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Statue Fund

Rebel Voices

The Rise of Votes for Women

Author: Louise Kay Stewart

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1526360896

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 1692

A beautifully illustrated celebration of the brave campaigners who fought for women's right to vote. Discover that it was never illegal for women to vote in Ecuador, or how 40,000 Russian women marched through St Petersburg demanding their rights. Find out how one Canadian woman changed opinions with a play, and Kuwaiti women protested via text message. And learn that women climbed mountains, walked a lion through the streets of Paris, and starved themselves, all in the name of having a voice. Tracing its history from New Zealand at the end of the 19th century, follow this empowering movement as it spread from Oceania to Europe and the Americas, then Africa and Asia up to the present day. Meet the women who rioted, rallied and refused to give up. Stunningly illustrated by Eve Lloyd Knight, this book celebrates the women who refused to behave, rebelling against convention to give women everywhere a voice. If you loved Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World or Women in Science then you'll love this!

Das Buch der Kinder


Author: Antonia S. Byatt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783100044174


Page: 894

View: 8754

Zwischen 1895 und dem 1. Weltkrieg gehen im Haus des englischen Journalisten und Freidenkers Wellwood, seiner Ehefrau Olive, einer Schriftstellerin, und ihrer 7 Kinder Künstler, Intellektuelle und Reformer ein und aus. Ein Familienroman des Fin de Siècle mit viel integrierter Historie dieser Zeit.

Access to History: Votes for Women Third Edition

Author: Paula Bartley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444155377

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 3252

This new edition combines all the strengths of the second edition with a new design and features to allow all your students access to the content and study skills they need to achieve well in their exams. The book introduces the key figures involved in the women's suffrage movement and goes on to consider the arguments advanced by those who supported and those who opposed votes for women (in particluar, the response of men to the campaigns). The narrative also highlights the pace and extent of suffragist and suffragette activity, and assesses their contribution to the First World War and the extent to which women gained the vote as a result of their efforts during the conflict.


The Fight for Votes for Women

Author: Joyce Marlow

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349007756

Category: History

Page: 320

View: 9504

Queen Victoria is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad wicked folly of women's rights, with all its attendant horrors, on which her poor sex is bent' - 1870 It was a bloody and dangerous war lasting several decades, won finally by sheer will and determination in 1928. Drawing on extracts from diaries, newspapers, letters, journals and books, Joyce Marlow has pieced together this inspiring, poignant and exciting history using the voices of the women themselves. Some of the people and events are well-known, but Marlow has gone beyond the obvious, particularly beyond London, to show us the ordinary women - middle and working-class, who had the breathtaking courage to stand up and be counted - or just as likely hectored, or pelted with eggs. These women were clever and determined, knew the power of humour and surprise and exhibited 'unladylike' passion and bravery. Joyce Marlow's anthology is lively, comprehensive, surprising and triumphant.