One Half the People: The Fight for Woman Suffrage

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University of Illinois Press, 1982 - Political Science - 174 pages
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Contents

Consent of the Governed
3
The Growth of an Idea
6
Responses to the Challenge
8
The Emergence of Leaders
11
The Making of a Movement
14
Divisions in the Movement
16
Political Tests and Experiments
19
The Growth of Womens Organizations
20
The Supreme Court Says Women are Citizens But Not Voters
81
Womens Declaration of Rights
90
I am a HomeLoving LawAbiding TaxPaying Woman
96
The Making of a Suffragist
100
Testimony to the Senate
102
Do a Majority of Women Want the Ballot?
106
Carrie Chapman Catt Describes the Opposition
112
Merely to Stay in the Home is not Enough
114

The Movement Reunites
22
Turning the Corner 18961916
24
The Opposition Organizes
25
Some Changes in Womans Place
27
New Organizational Fervor
29
Internal Changes in The Movement
31
The Election of 1916
33
Victory 19171920
38
Militant and Effective Tactics
41
Battle for the Senate
42
The Final Step
45
Epilogue
47
Documents of the Decision
51
Women in SeventeenthCentury England
53
An Early Feminist
54
Declaration of Sentiments
56
Elizabeth Cady Stanton on the Politics of Woman Suffrage
60
The Woman Suffrage Amendment is Introduced
68
Are Women Enfranchised by the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments?
75
The Illinois Suffrage Campaign
116
On Behalf of 7000000 WageEarning Women
122
Mrs Catts Winning Plan
129
Holding the Party in Power Responsible
132
The Argument for Bipartisanship or Nonpartisanship
137
Stirring Up Activity in the Home Districts
142
The Fearless Spirit of Youth
145
Making Use of Every Opportunity
147
The Education of Woodrow Wilson
149
Nothing Has Been Left Undone
155
The Passage of the Amendment Depends Upon Your Work
157
Four Factors Making for Success
159
Patterns of Congressional Votes
161
The Suffragists A Collective Sketch
164
The Electoral Thermometer
166
Bibliographic Essay
169
Index
175
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Andrew Scott was Director of international programmes and policy for the Intermediate Technology Development Group (now Practical Action) until 2011. He is now a research fellow at the Overseas Development Institute.

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