Woman Suffrage Association

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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 ... interview with the New York Tribune failed to account for opposition to women's suffrage in Wyoming, noting "I never before saw an anti-suffragist ...
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 ... 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 ...
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
... note was the LDS journalist and suffragist Emmeline Blanch Wells, editor of the Woman's Exponent, a Utah feminist newspaper ... 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 stand on polygamy ...
Suffrage - Etymology
... The word suffrage comes from Latin suffragium, meaning "vote", "political support", and the right to vote ...
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 (AWSA) ...

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    ... woman was made first for her own happiness, with the absolute right to herself ... we deny that dogma of the centuries, incorporated in the codes of all nations—that woman was made for man ...
    —National Woman Suffrage Association. As quoted in The History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 3, ch. 27, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886)

    The aim of every political association is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man. These rights are liberty, property, security and resistance to oppression.
    —French National Assembly. Declaration of the Rights of Man (drafted and discussed August 1789, published September 1791)

    Over and over again, her own direct experience teaches a woman that when she does enough for herself, she feels better and better about her child. When she does too much for too long for her child, she feels harassed and drained. But over and over again, she lapses into doing too much.
    Roger Gould (20th century)

    ... 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)