Annontated Bibliography American Women Suffrage

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Text Preview The first Women?s rights meeting held in Seneca Falls New York (1848) 70 years would pass before the right to vote was granted during and after the civil war the fight weakened Julia Ward Howe & Lucy Stone are the founders of the American Woman Suffrage Association They accepted men as members, worked for black suffrage (the 15th Amendment), and worked for women Suffrage state-by-state Elizabeth Cady Stanton w/ Lucretia Mott called the Seneca Falls meeting They with Susan B. Anthony founded the National Woman Suffrage Association Only women could be members , they opposed the 15th Amendment(because citizens were then clearly stated as men), and worked for a national Amendment for woman Suffrage The growing women?s Club movement gave women the organization skills to aid in the suffrage battles.

Suffrage was won by the political organizing, education, and the background and lives of the women leaders The woman from the Women?s suffrage movement after accomplishing women's suffrage, moved on to aiding the peace movement after 1920 Susan B. Anthony- was born ion Feb. 15 1820 and died March 13, 1906 She was teacher and a headmistress, at 29 she got into the abolitionism, and met Elizabeth Cady StantonElizabeth Cady Stanton was the writer and ?idea? person, while Susan was the speaker and dealt with the most criticism In 1872 she attempted to prove that the constitution already allowed women to vote, to prove this she held a test vote in Rochester New York, she was arrested and fined(but was never forced to pay it) In 1900 she resigned her position and began working on a book with Stanton and Carrie Chapman Catt The History of Women Suffrage.

In 1979 Susan B. Anthony was put on the new dollar coin EVALUATION: This source was a basic overview of the Women?s Suffrage Movement. The information was accurate, yet broad. However, with its broadness, it gave me a place to start my research. I knew enough about the situations and people to expand upon my research. So, for what it was intended for (a simple summary).

Weatherford, Doris A History of the American Suffragist.

New York: ABC CLIO Pg.2, 2, 5, 13 Anne Hutchinson exercised her freedom of speech in the 1637 Massachusetts colony, by disagreeing with the leaders religious beliefs.

At 46 she accepted banishment than to agree w/ theocratic beliefs She and most of her kids were killed by the Algonquin's attack on Long Island sound, soon after her banishment Pg 3,5,13 Hutchinson?s friend who disagreed with her banishment Returned to England in 1652 She converted into a Quaker, soon Massachusetts and Connecticut banned Quakers However, she kept returning to preach about her vision of an egalitarian God June 1st, 1660 she was hung Pg. 22, 39, 49, 60, 61, 65, 70, 71, 119, 122, 179 The Boston activist motivated Elizabeth Cady Stanton Held the Women?s right convention in Seneca.

An agenda written for the convention, became the agenda for women for 70 years The convention was a two day event on the 19th and 20th of July Pg. 45, 49-53, 49, 112, 172 Sojourner Truth was born into slavery Named Isabella, was owned by a Dutch family, was beaten and scarred She ran away to a Quaker family, who helped and supported her She left because they would not let her sing She wrote a book and was admired by abolitionist She was famous for her ?Ain?t I a Women? speech Pg.99-103, 105, 114 Frontier was more liberal Women had to endure just as many hardships as men, thus respected as equals There were much fewer women, so men were more eager to please them Frontier factors made it easy for women to ask for the right to vote Julia Bright persuaded her husband (William Bright) the president of the territorial council, to introduce a suffrage bill He argued that this bill would bring attention to the territory, making it better known He also told democrats to vote for it to prove the had...
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