Votes for Women: The Struggle for Suffrage Revisited

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rights activists were then able to bring together large numbers of women to fight for woman suffrage. 32


NOTES
1
Mary Wollstonecraft, Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), quoted in Miriam Gurko, The Ladies of Seneca Falls: The Birth of the Woman's Rights Movement (New York: Schocken Books, 1974), 16.
2
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda J. Gage, eds., History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 1 (1881; reprint, New York: Arno & The New York Times, 1969), 35 (hereafter cited as HWS).
3
Stanton, et al., HWS, 514.
4
Stanton, et al., HWS, 259.
5
Stanton, et al., HWS, 36.
6
Margaret Fuller, Woman in the Nineteenth Century (1844), quoted in Eleanor Flexner, Century of Struggle: The Woman's Rights Movement in the United States (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press, 1975), 67.
7
Maria Stewart, quoted in Ann D. Gordon, ed., African American Women and the Vote, 1837–1965 (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1997), 27.
8
Maria Stewart, quoted in Flexner, Century of Struggle, 45.
9
Stanton, et al., HWS, 52–53.
10
Angelina E. Grimké, An Appeal to the Christian Women of the Southern States (1836), cited in Larry Ceplair, ed., The Public Years of Sarah and Angelina Grimké: Selected Writings, 1835–1839 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1989), 55–56.
11
Jean V. Matthews, Women's Struggle for Equality: The First Phase, 1828–1876 (Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1997), 33.
12
“Pastoral Letter: The General Association of Massachusetts to the Churches Under Their Care” (1837), in Ceplair, ed., The Public Years, 211.
13
Angelina E. Grimké to Theodore Dwight Weld, Aug. 12, 1837, in Ceplair, ed., The Public Years, 277.
14
Angelina E. Grimké, Letters to Catherine [sic] E. Beecher, in reply to An Essay on Slavery and Abolitionism, addressed to A. E. Grimké (1837), in Ceplair, ed., The Public Years, 197.
15
Angelina E. Grimké to Theodore Dwight Weld and John Greenleaf Whittier, August 20, 1837, in Ceplair, ed., The Public Years, 284. Gerda Lerner, The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Woman's Rights and Abolition (New York: Schocken Books, 1967).
16
Dorothy Sterling, Ahead of her Time: Abby Kelley and the Politics of Anti-Slavery (New York: W.W. Norton, 1991), 38, 105.

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  • Title Page *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Contents ix
  • Contributors xi
  • Votes for Women *
  • Introduction 3
  • Notes 20
  • 1 - The Case for Reform Antecedents for the Woman's Rights Movement 21
  • Notes 40
  • 2 - Sojourner Truth, Frances Watkins Harper, and the Struggle for Woman Suffrage 42
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  • 3 - The New York Woman's Movement and the Civil War 56
  • Notes 72
  • 4 - American Expansion and the Politics of Federalism, 1870–1890 77
  • Notes 87
  • 5 - Woman Suffrage in the West 90
  • Note 101
  • 6 - Southern Suffragists, the Nawsa, and the “Southern Strategy” in Context 102
  • Notes 114
  • 7 - The Anti-Suffrage Campaign 118
  • Notes 129
  • 8 - The Winning Plan 130
  • 9 - America and the Pankhursts 143
  • Notes 156
  • 10 - Harriot Stanton Blatch and Grassroots Politics 159
  • Note 173
  • 11 - Alice Paul and the Politics of Nonviolent Protest 174
  • Notes 186
  • Epilogue 189
  • Notes 194
  • Bibliography 197
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