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Remember the Ladies: Competition and Mobilization in the United States

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/9780691180267.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents a case study of women's enfranchisement in the United States. It argues that the formation of a broad coalition of women, symbolized by growing membership in a large ... More


Anti‐Suffragists at War

Julia Bush

in Women Against the Vote: Female Anti-Suffragism in Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199248773
eISBN:
9780191714689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248773.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Anti-suffrage women believed that their particular virtues and capacities would be needed more than ever during the First World War. Political campaigns were suspended, but an undercurrent of ... More


Feminizing Church and State: Mission Christianity and Gender Politics, 1910–1928

Elizabeth E. Prevost

in The Communion of Women: Missions and Gender in Colonial Africa and the British Metropole

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570744
eISBN:
9780191722097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570744.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter links mission Christianity to the more radical strains of the feminist movement in Britain, by showing how overseas evangelism worked to justify and to mobilize support for women's ... More


The Great Victorian Realignment

Iain McLean

in Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of Rhetoric and Manipulation from Peel to Blair

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198295297
eISBN:
9780191599873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198295294.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

A case study of the great Victorian electoral realignment. Corrects existing claims about landslide elections, and tabulates the bias and responsiveness of the UK electoral system from 1868 to 1918. ... More


Utilitarianism, Feminism, and the Franchise

Terence Ball

in Reappraising Political Theory: Revisionist Studies in the History of Political Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198279952
eISBN:
9780191598753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198279957.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Here, I re‐examine the sources of John Stuart Mill's feminist sympathies. After looking closely at two oft‐touted candidates—Jeremy Bentham and Harriet Taylor Mill—I conclude that neither played the ... More


“Some of Our Best Preachers Part Their Hair in the Middle”: Prohibition and Gender

Joe L. Coker

in Liquor in the Land of the Lost Cause: Southern White Evangelicals and the Prohibition Movement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124711
eISBN:
9780813134727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124711.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Central to the southern evangelicals' prohibition campaign during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century was the threat posed by liquor to southern white womanhood. Women were viewed as the ... More


‘At eventide there will be light’: June 1906–March 19181

Maureen Wright

in Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy and the Victorian Feminist Movement: The Biography of an Insurgent Woman

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081095
eISBN:
9781781700037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081095.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

Though Elizabeth Wolstenholme Elmy privately lamented the loss of her husband, she seldom reflected on their lives together in her correspondence after 1906. As always, she resolutely overcame ... More


Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890-1915

Jessica Ellen Sewell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669738
eISBN:
9781452947150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669738.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book explores the lives of women in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. A period of transformation of both gender roles and American cities, it shows how changes in the city affected women’s ... More


Other Suffrage Organisations

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines some of the minor women's suffrage organisations in Liverpool during the period from 1890 to 1920. It explains that by 1914 there were about 53 national organisations where ... More


Public Women, Social Inversion: The Women’s Suffrage Debates

Deborah Cohler

in Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter analyzes the rhetoric of debates over women’s suffrage from the 1890s through 1918, when some women were granted the parliamentary franchise in England. Shifts in women’s public roles ... 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


Liberty with All Its Risks

in Between Justice and Politics: The Ligue des Droits de l'Homme, 1898-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753173
eISBN:
9780804767873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753173.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Ligue des droits de l'homme (League of the Rights of Man) leaned towards the Left for its commitment to civil liberties, which was evident in the Dreyfus affair that brought the League to its ... More


The Liverpool Women's Suffrage Society

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of women's suffrage society in Liverpool. It evaluates the success of different organisations in politicising women and analyses how organisations function on the ... More


Women’s Counterpublic

Robert Cassanello

in To Render Invisible: Jim Crow and Public Life in New South Jacksonville

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044194
eISBN:
9780813046495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044194.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Unlike the labor movement, the Woman’s Suffrage Movement in Jacksonville was never racially integrated and, in fact, formed as a reaction to black suffrage. Black and white women created distinct ... More


That Word “Male”

Laura E. Free

in Suffrage Reconstructed: Gender, Race, and Voting Rights in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450860
eISBN:
9781501701092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450860.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the legislative processes by which the word “male” became a part of the Fourteenth Amendment’s text. It considers how Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony tried to ... More


Mary and George Watts

Lucy Ella Rose

in Suffragist Artists in Partnership: Gender, Word and Image

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421454
eISBN:
9781474444934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421454.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapters 1 and 2 explore the Wattses’ and the De Morgans’ progressive socio-political positions as suffragist artists who actively supported and promoted the women’s suffrage movement that gained ... More


Aspiring Feminist and Social Science Progressive, 1908–1912

Robyn Muncy

in Relentless Reformer: Josephine Roche and Progressivism in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691122731
eISBN:
9781400852413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691122731.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter details events in Josephine Roche's life from 1908 to 1912. Shortly after graduating from Vassar, Roche pursued graduate study at Columbia University in New York City. Her courses and ... More


The War

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the impact of the First World War on the women's suffrage movement in Liverpool. It explains that many large organisations ceased active suffrage campaigning during the war and ... More


Facing Contradictions

Trisha Franzen

in Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038150
eISBN:
9780252095412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038150.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the life and accomplishments of Anna Howard Shaw (1847–1919) as well as the author's account of how she became interested in Shaw. It then sets out ... More


Rethinking Women’s Suffrage in the Nineteenth Century: Local Government and Entanglements of Property and Gender in the Austrian Half of the Habsburg Monarchy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom

Birgitta Bader-Zaar

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

This chapter attempts to clarify the historical significance of limited suffrage for women in the context of constitutionalization and major socio-economic change in nineteenth-century Europe. ... More


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