women's suffrage

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Related to Suffrage movement: Women's right to vote

women's suffrage

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the right of women to vote. See also suffragette
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Kay Shelton Kozak, an instructor of anthropology at Kishwaukee College, will present "The Women's Suffrage Movement and Good Roads Movement in Illinois" at 7 p.m.
A new resource has been launched to encourage young people to learn more about the northeast suffrage movement. Academics at Robert Gordon University say the actions of women who campaigned for the vote in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire are often "overshadowed" by what happened in England.
Pro-suffrage postcards also suffered from the prejudices held by many of the white women who led the suffrage movement, women who envisioned a future electorate comprising only privileged white women and men.
In addition to the delightfully written story and whimsical illustrations, a brief history of the 1890s bicycle craze and women's suffrage movement are included.
This is achievable within an overarching instructional goal that challenges students to become "information experts" on a historical figure from the women's suffrage movement or on how the movement unfolded in a particular state.
The history of the suffrage movement tends to focus on the contributions of white, middle- and upper-class women in urban centres, such as Toronto's Flora McDonald Denison.
This brief insight into the preoccupations of clergymen with signs of modernity in the midst of war, is drawn from the rich resource of the Irish Citizen suffrage newspaper and was selected by Louise Ryan for her collection of articles published in Winning the Vote for Women: the Irish Citizen Newspaper and the Suffrage Movement in Ireland.
Marking the centenary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920, Votes for Women is the first richly illustrated book to reveal the history and complexity of the national suffrage movement. For nearly a hundred years, from the mid-19th century onward, countless American women fought for the right to vote.
Hard Fought Victory focuses on the suffrage movement and will be performed at the Coatbridge attraction at 12 noon.
Sangster's chapter on the liberal feminist movement also puts the suffrage movement into a wider context, adding figures that are sometimes forgotten, such as Icelandic suffragist Marguerite Benedictsson, who brought suffrage ideals from her native Iceland and whose campaign predates that of the Nellie McClung group, too often identified exclusively with Manitoba granting women the vote in 1916 (the first province to do so in Canada).
To explain this historical lapse into having been a forgotten voice in the women's suffrage movement, librarian and author Angelica Shirley Carpenter explores Gage's life in the pages of "Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist", including her rise and fall within the movement she helped build.