Woman Suffrage Association

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American Woman Suffrage Association
... The American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA) was formed in November 1869 in response to a split in the American Equal Rights Association over the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution ... On the other side of the split in the American Equal Rights Association, opposing the Fifteenth Amendment, were "irreconcilables" Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B ... Anthony, who formed the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) to secure women's enfranchisement through a federal constitutional amendment ...
Grace Raymond Hebard - Suffragist
... Campbell signed the suffrage act into law ... Larson's research that found suffrage detractors feared women voters would seek Sunday closing of saloons ... failed to account for opposition to women's suffrage in Wyoming, noting "I never before saw an anti-suffragist ...
American Equal Rights Association - Significance
... In the immediate aftermath of the AERA, woman suffrage activists founded two competing groups ... Stanton, Anthony, and other former abolitionists created the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) in a meeting two days after the AERA convention ... Those who believed that black and women’s suffrage were not mutually exclusive, including Lucy Stone, formed the American Woman Suffrage Association ...
Suffrage - Etymology
... The word suffrage comes from Latin suffragium, meaning "vote", "political support", and the right to vote ...
History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints - The Modern Era (after C. 1890) - Mormon Involvement in National Politics - Mormons and The Women's Suffrage Movement
... Of particular note was the LDS journalist and suffragist Emmeline Blanch Wells, editor of the Woman's Exponent, a Utah feminist newspaper ... Wells, who was both a feminist and a polygamist, wrote vocally in favor of a woman's role in the political process and public discourse ... National suffrage leaders, however, were somewhat perplexed by the seeming paradox between Utah's progressive stand on women's rights, and the church's ...

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    We enunciate a grand principle, then we are timid and begin restricting its application. We are a nation of infidels to principle.
    Mary F. Eastman, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 7, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

    ... in every State there are more women who can read and write than the whole number of illiterate male voters; more white women who can read and write than all Negro voters; more American women who can read and write than all foreign voters.
    —National Woman Suffrage Association. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 13, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

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    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

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    ... the most important effect of the suffrage is psychological. The permanent consciousness of power for effective action, the knowledge that their own thoughts have an equal chance with those of any other person ... this is what has always rendered the men of a free state so energetic, so acutely intelligent, so powerful.
    Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842–1906)