Against the Tide: Women Reformers in American Society

By Paul A. Cimbala; Randall M. Miller | Go to book overview
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Abolitionism, 33, 34, 35, 37; African Americans and, 19-20, 22-25, 28-30; Mary Ann Shadd Cary and, 19-20, 28- 30, 33, 34-35; women's rights and, 12, 15, 25-27, 31-33, 37, 43, 46-48, 51. See also Antislavery movement
Abortion: NOW and, 155, 156-57, 160; opposition to, 126-27, 161-62
Abzug, Bella, 158-59
Addams, Jane, 104, 109; concept of the settlement house, 86, 91-92, 94-95, 96; life, 86-87, 95; the peace movement and, 95-96; role in the settlement house movement, 85, 88, 91, 94, 96- 97
African Americans: reforms to benefit, 22- 24, 29-33, 37, 114; the birth control movement and, 134; educational reformers and, 24-25, 27, 30-31; Ida Wells-Barnett and, 99-110, 118; Jessie Daniel Ames and, 114, 115-18, 121- 22; Mary Ann Shadd Cary and, 19, 24- 25, 29-33, 36; the NAACP and, 108, 109, 118; Reconstruction, 36-38, 48- 50, 100; settlement houses and, 88, 89, 90, 95, 110. See also Abolitionism; Antislavery movement; Racial justice; and names of specific reformers
African Methodist Episcopal Church, 27, 30, 102, 105
American Colonization Society, 24, 29, 35
Ames, Jessie Daniel, the anti-lynching campaign and, 110, 113, 115-18, 121- 22; life, 114-15, 123
Anthony, Susan B., 42, 45, 48, 104, 109
Anti-lynching campaign. See Lynching
Antinuclear activism, 149
Antislavery movement, 11, 12-13, 20; women's rights and, 11-13, 15, 25-27, 31-32, 43-44, 46-48. See also Abolitionism
Antiwar activism: during the Vietnam era, 150, 155; during World War I, 96, 141. See also Pacifism; Peace movement
Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, 113, 117-22
Atkinson, Ti-Grace, 156
Baptists, 117
Barrett, Janie Porter, 88
Beecher, Catharine: educational reform and, 1-11, 14-15; ideology of domesticity, 1-4, 9-10, 12-13, 16, 61; life, 1- 2, 4-7, 10-11, 14, 16


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