The Fight for Women's Suffrage

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ABDO, Aug 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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This title examines an important historic event - the women's suffrage movement. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of women's rights and the League of Women Voters, the roles the antislavery movement, the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments, and literature played in the movement, well-known figures such as Mary Wollstonecraft, Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, and Alice Paul, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Seneca Falls
6
CHAPTER 2 The Weaker Sex
16
CHAPTER 3 From Abolition to Suffrage
26
CHAPTER 4 Toward a Common Cause
36
CHAPTER 5 Growing Pains
46
CHAPTER 6 Coming Together
56
CHAPTER 7 By Whatever Means Necessary
66
CHAPTER 8 The Dawn of a New Era
78
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Glossary
102
Additional Resources
104
Source Notes
106
Index
110
About the Author
112
Copyright

CHAPTER 9 The Legacy of Suffrage
88

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Marcia Amidon Lusted is a published author of over forty nonfiction books for children and young adults. She is also an assistant editor for the Cobblestone Publishing magazine group, and an instructor for the Institute of Children's Literature. Her titles include: Wisconsin: The Badger State, Ohio: The Buckeye State, Illinois: The Prairie State, Cosmelic Surgery Essential Viewpoints and Social Networking - MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter.

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