White Women's Rights: The Racial Origins of Feminism in the United States

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Index
Abbott, Lyman, 124
abolitionism
Catharine Beecher and, 76-78
Cincinnati and, 75-77
Dodge and, 83
Angelina Grimké and, 77
white women and, 4, 5
abolitionist-suffragists, 18-19, 35, 60-62, 65
Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments and, 62-63
Addams, Jane, 12, 53, 85
Africa, French-Sheldon's safari in, 102-15, 104 fig.
African American men
Anthony and, 3-6
attitudes of African American women toward, 6, 9
franchise to, 2, 3-5, 6, 28, 46, 56-57, 59, 60, 62-65, 83, 199n. 23
woman suffrage and, 3, 4, 6, 63, 200n. 28
women's movement and, 3-6
African Americans
assimilation of, 42, 43 fig., 46, 47-50, 55, 133, 135, 136, 197n. 108
See also African American men; African American women; race
African American women
African American women's club movement and, 63, 64
Anthony and, 6
attitudes of toward African American men, 6, 9
domesticity and, 8, 9, 10
evolutionist discourse of civilization and, 8-14, 188n. 22
Mead and, 176
racial purity and, 51
rights of, 35
as suffragists, 63-64, 200n. 28
white culture stigmatizing, 6
white women and, 19
women's movement and, 6-10
Agassiz, Louis, 30, 47
American Anti-Slavery Society, 77
American Women Suffrage Association (AWSA), 63
Ames, Azel, 10, 87, 95-96, 97, 98, 99
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrett, 91
Anthony, Susan B., 3, 4, 6, 60, 63, 65, 81, 141, 184
anthropology. See Mead, Margaret
antisuffragism, 56, 69-85, 70 fig.
antidemocratic sentiments of, 73, 202n. 72

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