Woman Suffrage

Some articles on woman suffrage, suffrage, woman:

Laura Clay - A Life of Advocacy
... During the 1890s, Clay became active in the National American Woman Suffrage Association and became a colleague of Carrie Chapman Catt, Alice Stone Blackwell, Catherine Waugh McCulloch, Alice Lloyd, and other ... nationally speaking on behalf of women's suffrage and established suffrage societies in nine states ... Clay joined the Woman's Peace Party (a forerunner of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom), which had been founded in 1915 by Carrie Chapman Catt, Jane Addams, and others ...
Women's Suffrage In The United States - Woman Suffrage in Individual States - West - Utah
... In 1867–96, activists promoted woman suffrage in Utah as an experiment, and as a way to eliminate polygamy ... The Mormons promoted woman suffrage to counter the negative image of downtrodden Mormon women ... and in 1895 Utah adopted a constitution restoring the right of woman suffrage ...
Eliza Tibbets - Biography - Southern United States
... Butler and other progressives on universal suffrage, freedmen's rights and other social issues ... Tibbets continued her activism, especially in the area of woman suffrage ... Woman suffrage activists were then using an ingenious legal argument, claiming that the U.S ...
Ida Husted Harper
... Harper (February 18, 1851 – March 14, 1931) was a prominent figure in the United States women's suffrage movement ... She began writing woman's columns, first in a Terre Haute newspaper under the pseudonym "John Smith" and later in a union magazine edited by activist ... Through this period, she increasingly became more interested in the campaign for women's suffrage ...

Famous quotes containing the words suffrage and/or woman:

    Gentlemen, those confederate flags and our national standard are what has made this union great. In what other country could a man who fought against you be permitted to serve as judge over you, be permitted to run for reelection and bespeak your suffrage on Tuesday next at the poles.
    Laurence Stallings (1894–1968)

    Ellen, I was crazy to read your book; but I never found anybody I could borrow it from!
    —Anonymous Woman (c. 1870–?)