Carrie Chapman Catt: A Life of Leadership

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Nate Levin, Apr 24, 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - 102 pages
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A biography for middle school students of the great feminist leader Carrie Chapman Catt. Especially suitable for young readers with a keen interest in politics.
  

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Page 78 - God is giving a call to the women of the world to come forward, to stay the hand of men, to say, 'No, you shall no longer kill your fellowmen.
Page 15 - Once hostilities were over, two national groups were established: the National Woman Suffrage Association, led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, and the American Woman Suffrage Association led by Lucy Stone.
Page 47 - ... Holland on the TransSiberian Railroad, and Catt sailed for Hawaii. Although she was only there two days, with the help of a descendant of the old Hawaiian Royal Family, she organized a suffrage society composed mainly of indigenous Hawaiian women.44 On her way to San Francisco, she summed up the trip: We have made suffrage speeches to audiences on four continents: America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and on the ships of three oceans. Our audiences have included the followers of every main religion,...
Page 39 - Alliance we must develop so lofty a spirit of internationalism, a spirit so clarified from all personalities and ambitions and even national antagonisms that its purity and grandeur will furnish new inspiration to all workers in our cause.
Page 85 - The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the united states or by any state on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude.
Page 56 - Woman Suffrage in Britain and America in the Early Twentieth Century DAVID MORGAN We who have come down from the last generation are reformers, but reformers are poor politicians Carrie Chapman Catt, December 1916 What a ridiculous tragedy it would be if this strong Government and Party . . . was to go down on Petticoat Politics Winston Churchill, December 1911 Women first voted in a British parliamentary election in December 1918. By ensuring in America a Republican-led 66th...
Page 34 - Australia, Denmark, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and the United States.
Page 39 - We must grow closer to each other; we must learn to help each other, to give courage to the fainthearted and cheer to the disappointed of all lands. Within our Alliance we must develop...
Page 61 - The war had been going on for two and a half years, and France and England had been suffering terrible losses.
Page 39 - In the long run it cannot matter where the victory comes earliest, since our cause is not national but international.

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