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    1. 19th century background  
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African-American Women & Suffrage
 
 
 
   Women's Suffrage in Great Britain
 
     
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Suffrage Movement in Gt Britain
Women in Totalitarian States:
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1. The 19th century background    
  
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Go to casahistoria Women's 19th century history page for the historical & social context.
For general background and links to the suffrage movement in Great Britain go to the casahistoria Women's Suffrage in Great Britain site.



 

  

 

 



2. Early Strategy

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3. Tactics & actions, 1913-20 

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Documents, Oral history & Images
  • Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment From the US National Archive Teaching With Documents site. Useful. Includes: Nineteenth Amendment A reproduction of the actual signed 19th Amendment, with a very brief outline of the struggle to win the vote for women.
  • Addams, Jane: Why Women Should Vote A 1915 suffrage pamphlet authored by the social reformer and settlement house founder, Jane Addams. Modern History Source Book
  • Suffragists Lose Fight in the House: 1915 A reprint of the New York Times article (with text transcribed) January 12, 1915, detailing the loss of the suffrage amendment in the United States Congress. Includes statements from those who opposed the suffrage amendment and extended comments by Christabel Pankhurst.
  • Why Women Should Vote: Historical Perspective An editorial from the Hearst Newspapers, written by Arthur Brisbane. Not dated, but probably about 1917.
  • Jailed for Freedom extract from (1920), Doris Stevens, Jailed for Freedom, when she remembers spending time in jail with Alice Paul.
  • Voices of 1920 Heard Today From the 1920s to the 1970s to today. Interviews edited by Jone Johnson Lewis. Extensive archive of oral history from some of the women who made history happen, winning the 19th Amendment in 1920.
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4. The Suffrage movement and African Americans

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For general background and links to the suffrage movement in Great Britain go to the casahistoria Women's Suffrage in Great Britain site.



  






the casahistoria Women's History sub-sites:
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  Early Women's history: Pre industrial Revolution
 Researching Women's History | Medieval Women |
17th & 18th century | Witches and Witchcraft
  19c - Industrialisation & Emancipation
(a) Great Britain: Social position | Work | Emancipation movements
(b) USA: Work | Emancipation movements | African-american women
  Suffrage Movement in Gt Britain
  Suffrage Movement in the USA
  Women in Totalitarian States:
Stalin's Russia | Nazi Germany | Fascist Italy |  Communist China
  20th century: the impact
Women & Modern War | Women in Art & Science |
Women in the Developing World | Women's Issues | Girls and Education
 
 
 

 


  



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