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Women Organizing for the Vote

Elizabeth Hayes Turner

in Women, Culture, and Community: Religion and Reform in Galveston, 1880–1920

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086881
eISBN:
9780199854578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086881.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the woman suffrage movement in the South from a local perspective. Suffragists comprised the first Progressive Era group to promote the rights of women for the sake of their ... More


Democratization and the Case of Women

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter discusses the different social scientific arguments about women's enfranchisement. It evaluates several alternative explanations of women's enfranchisement, such as economic ... More


Introduction

Dawn Langan Teele

in Forging the Franchise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book shows how political competition and the alignment of interests between suffragists and politicians helps explain ... More


Persuading the “Male Preserve”: Men and the Woman Suffrage Movement

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/9781501705557.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on men, the only empowered contingent of the suffrage movement. While some men had always voiced support for woman suffrage, no sustained men's organization existed in the state ... More


Establishing New York State Anti-Suffrage Organizations, 1895–1911

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates the nascent attempts of anti-suffragists to prevent their enfranchisement. The most prominent and effective anti-suffrage organizations that developed in New York State ... More


Antis Win the New York State Campaign, 1912–1915

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Activities of the anti-suffrage movement ebbed and flowed with those of the suffrage movement, suggesting the responsive nature of both movements. This chapter focuses on this process. The leadership ... More


“Ruffling the Somewhat Calm Domain”: Rural Women and Suffrage

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/9781501705557.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter demonstrates how rural women in upstate villages and towns—often considered to be apolitical—actually embraced the suffrage spirit, causing a number of pro-suffrage hotbeds to emerge ... More


Suffragists Win the New York State Campaign, 1915–1917

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the second campaign for woman suffrage in New York State. Following the advent of the Great War, Alice Hill Chittenden, although continuing to serve as president of the state ... More


Tenuous Ties: Creating a Woman Suffrage Movement in New York State

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/9781501705557.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the development of a woman suffrage movement in New York State as it positions the state in the broad historical context of the national woman suffrage movement. Some rural ... More


Forging the Franchise

Dawn Langan Teele

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180267
eISBN:
9780691184272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180267.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In the 1880s, women were barred from voting in all national-level elections, but by 1920 they were going to the polls in nearly thirty countries. What caused this massive change? Contrary to ... More


Using Enfranchisement to Fight Woman Suffrage, 1917–1932

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter tells of the expected end of the anti-suffrage movement, highlighting much of the public and residual animosity toward women's enfranchisement. The women antis restructured the New York ... More


American Woman’s Suffrage Print Culture

Mary Chapman and Victoria Lamont

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume Six: US Popular Print Culture 1860-1920

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199234066
eISBN:
9780191803352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199234066.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the relationship between the women’s suffrage movement and popular print culture in the United States from the nineteenth century to the turn of the twentieth century. In ... More


Introduction

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's primary goal, which is to understand the movement for women's rights from the point of view of the women who opposed their enfranchisement in New York ... More


A Fundamental Component: Suffrage for African American Women

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/9781501705557.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the story of black women in the New York State woman suffrage movement, which is marked by strained racial relations and exclusionary practices. Black women, like white women, ... More


The Great Interruption: World War I and Woman Suffrage

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/9781501705557.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the woman suffrage movement during the outbreak of war in Europe. Contradictions and upheaval related to the war marred the last three years of the suffrage campaign in New ... More


Anti-Suffragists at the 1894 New York State Constitutional Convention

Susan Goodier

in No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the earliest attempts by conservative women to organize anti-suffrage activity. It was not until Susan B. Anthony and other suffragists conducted state tours in preparation for ... More


A “Fine Looking Body of Women”: Female Political Leaders on the Rise

Allison K. Lange

in Picturing Political Power: Images in the Women's Suffrage Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226703244
eISBN:
9780226703381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226703381.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter four analyzes the first major efforts to construct a cohesive visual campaign for women’s suffrage. Starting in the 1870s, Susan B. Anthony and her national suffrage organization, the ... More


No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Susan Goodier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037474
eISBN:
9780252094675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037474.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the complicated history of the suffrage movement in New York State by delving into the stories of women who opposed the expansion of voting rights to women. The book makes the case ... More


Introduction: From Ridicule to Referendum

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/9781501705557.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the woman suffrage movement in New York. Across the seven decades between 1846, when a few Jefferson County women publicly claimed the right to vote, ... 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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