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U.S. EXPANSION AND THE WOMAN QUESTION, 1870–1929

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter lays out the precise ways that U.S. expansion and empire raised the question of political rights for potential new citizens to the level of congressional debate. The ... More


Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Allison L. Sneider

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

In 1899, Carrie Chapman Catt, who succeeded Susan B. Anthony as head of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, argued that it was the “duty” of U.S. women to help lift the inhabitants of ... More


Why Go a Fiji Voyage?

Nancy Shoemaker

in Pursuing Respect in the Cannibal Isles: Americans in Nineteenth-Century Fiji

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740343
eISBN:
9781501740350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740343.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses why, despite the negative assumptions regarding the islands of Fiji during the nineteenth century, Americans still went there. Indeed, several thousand of them ... More


Building the Mexican Borderlands

Verónica Castillo-Muñoz

in Other California: Land, Identity, and Politics on the Mexican Borderlands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291638
eISBN:
9780520966727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291638.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the migrations of Diegueño and Californio families from the United States to Baja California, a migration previously unknown to U.S. historians. It delves into the tumultuous ... More


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