No Small Courage: A History of Women in the United States

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Index
Note: Italicized page numbers refer to illustrations
Abbott, Edith, 391
Abbott, Grace, 391, 461
Abbott, Shirley, 370
Abductions
of Eunice Williams, 91, 588
of Mary Rowlandson, 89
abolition movement, 161–168
Abolitionist, 227
abolitionist articles, 226
connection with equal rights movement, 179–236
conservatives in, 227
effect on education of women, 241–242
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 281, 303
evangelical’s involvement in, 204–205
integration within, 227
Lucy Stone, 242, 251
Northern states, 589
Pennsylvania Abolition Society, 163
Quakers in, 204–205
risks of, 224
Susan B. Anthony, 281, 303
Abolitionist, 227
Abortion
See also birth control; infanticide changing attitudes toward, in the 60’s, 545
Comstock Act, 347
controlling African American population size, 575
difficulty, danger and expense of, in the 1800s, 247, 347–348
discussed in Revolution, 306
doctors’ reluctance to provide legal abortions, 347, 513–515
feminist’s support for abortion reform, 558, 561
illegal, 247, 347–348, 507, 515
Native Americans’ practice of, 37, 41, 173
public opposition to, 571
reproductive rights, 553, 565, 580–581, 585, 595 (see also birth control)
restrictions imposed upon legal abortions, 582
Right to Life groups, 571
Roe v. Wade (1973), 565, 580–581, 595
slaves’ practice of, 129, 168, 225
An Abridgement of Universal Geography, Together with Sketches of History (Rowson), 155
Abry, Phyllis, 487
abuse, physical
of ex-slaves, 293
of Native Americans, 161, 171–172
of prostitutes, 337
of wives, 543
Abzug, Bella, 564
accommodation, Iroquois, 24
accreditation of female colleges, 266
Acts, Book of (Bible), 204
Adams, Abigail, 151, 176
Adams, John, 196
Addams, Jane
attacked for her pacifism, 406
described, 392
Nobel Peace Prize, 406
work in settlement houses, 346, 390
working-class women and, 382
World’s Congress of
Representative Women, 356
An Address to the Public; Particularly to the Members of the Legislature of New York, Proposing a Plan for Improving Female Education (Willard), 196
Adkins, Jesse C, 421
Adkinsv. Children s Hospital, 421, 593
adolescence of colonial girls, 65–67
adoption
during Baby Boom years, 517, 520
of European women by Indians, 10
Adult Education Program, 461
adultery, 161, 172
See also sexual practices
Advertisements
about women during World War II, 477
Agnes Lind, 106
birth control clinic, 402
effect on domestic standards, 438
effect on standards of beauty and independence, 440
real estate company, 358
for telephones, 374
Advocate of Moral Reform (AFMRS paper), 216, 217
affirmative action programs, 564, 582
affluence, 530, 534
African Americans
See also civil rights movement; Civil War; slaves and slavery
artists and intellectuals, 443
assertiveness of women, 431
Black Power, 551, 568
clubs, 343–344, 388
communities, 244–245, 296, 319–320, 482

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