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GETTING SUFFRAGE IN AN AGE OF EMPIRE: The Philippines and Puerto Rico, 1914–1929

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/9780195321166.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

During the 1910s suffragists followed closely the congressional debates over political independence for men in the Philippines and Puerto Rico and were intent on juxtaposing national legislation that ... More


The Nineteenth Amendment Today

Paula A. Monopoli

in Constitutional Orphan: Gender Equality and the Nineteenth Amendment

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190092795
eISBN:
9780190092825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092795.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Chapter 8 concludes that the Nineteenth Amendment can be revitalized today, to more fully ensure women’s equality. It reviews new legal scholarship that suggests direct applications of the Nineteenth ... More


Washington Lobbyist And National Leader

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Cunningham's stature in the national suffrage movement. As a result of her success in Texas, Carrie Chapman Catt, president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, ... More


Claiming Justice: Suffragists, Gender Justice Constitutionalism, and Pursuit of National Transformation

Elizabeth Beaumont

in The Civic Constitution: Civic Visions and Struggles in the Path toward Constitutional Democracy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199940066
eISBN:
9780199369782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199940066.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Chapter 5 turns to an era slighted by many constitutional studies: the suffrage movement and its national reconstruction project. Suffragists reinterpreted essential elements of fundamental law ... More


Now You Smell Perfume : The Social Drama of Politics in the 1920s

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the antisuffragists' apocalyptic predictions of the doomsday that would arrive in the South if women received the vote and explains that social order would collapse in the wake ... More


Introduction

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter, which explores the effects of woman suffrage in the repressive Jim Crow South by assessing the significance of two fierce struggles for the right to vote, notes that in 1848, the ... More


To Hold the Lady Votes Southern Politics Ten Years after Suffrage

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses how southern politicians treated white women's participation in formal politics. It observes that ten years after the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment, southern ... More


Conclusion

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.12
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter, which explores the effects of woman suffrage in the repressive Jim Crow South by assessing the significance of two fierce struggles for the right to vote, notes that in 1848, the ... More


Introduction: From the Nineteenth Amendment to Today: An Appraisal of 100 Years of Women’s Political Engagement

Holly J. McCammon and Lee Ann Banaszak

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This introduction takes a number of steps to highlight the book’s focus on women’s engagement in electoral politics and their efforts in social movement activism. The introduction begins by returning ... More


The Best Weapon for Reform Women Lobbying with the Vote

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses the white women reformers' vote as a powerful new weapon in their persuasive arsenal. White women reformers, who had long lobbied the political leaders of their region in ... More


“We Jewish Women Should Be Especially Interested in Our New Citizenship”: American Jewish Women and the Suffrage Movement

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women's Activism, 1890-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748947
eISBN:
9780814749463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748947.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces Jewish women's suffrage activism from the creation of National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) in 1890 through the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 and ... More


100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Holly J. McCammon and Lee Ann Banaszak (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment looks back at the century since the amendment giving women in the United States the right to vote was ratified. The volume asks: how has women’s political ... More


Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book celebrates the 2017 centenary of women's right to full suffrage in New York State. The book highlights the activism of rural, urban, African American, Jewish, immigrant, and European ... More


No Longer Treated Lightly Southern Legislators and New Women Voters

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

in The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter discusses how Democratic Party leaders throughout the South look upon the demands of organized white women in the years following the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. It ... More


Epilogue: Women’s Activism from Electoral Campaigns to Protest Action: Into the Next 100 Years

Lee Ann Banaszak and Holly J. McCammon

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

The epilogue discusses the volume’s central themes in light of events around the 2016 presidential election. This chapter considers growth in gender equality over the last one hundred years as well ... More


Women in State Legislatures from the Gilded Age to the Global Age

Susan Welch

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

State-to-state differences in women’s state legislative representation since the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment are as vast as over-time differences have been. This chapter focuses on women ... More


Breathing the Same Air: The Battle for Women’s Suffrage

Leonard Rogoff

in Gertrude Weil: Jewish Progressive in the New South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630793
eISBN:
9781469630816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630793.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Weil pushed a reluctant Federation of Women's Clubs to adopt a suffrage resolution. In 1914 she served as president of the Goldsboro Equal Suffrage League and five years later was elected president ... More


“Putting Real American Ideals in American Life”: Church Women and Electoral Politics

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on church women in the electoral process where they carved alternative roles as politicians. Having tried for decades to effect progressive social reforms, by 1920, with the ... More


The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s

Lorraine Gates Schuyler

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830666
eISBN:
9781469606224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876695_schuyler
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

After the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, hundreds of thousands of southern women went to the polls for the first time. The author of this book examines the consequences this had in ... More


Conclusion: Winning the Nation

Susan Goodier and Karen Pastorello

in Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501705557
eISBN:
9781501713200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705557.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter explores the ways that suffragists used their enfranchisement to push the Nineteenth Amendment forward. The book's study places New York State at the forefront of the woman ... More


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