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Women's Suffrage

Women's Suffrage   Reference library

Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
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In the first half of the nineteenth century, American women and their male allies initiated the longest and most significant ...

Suffrage, Women's

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Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619–1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

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The 1848 Women's Rights Convention, commonly referred to as the Seneca Falls Convention, marked the start of the women's rights ...

women's suffrage movement

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The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

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2004
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Canadian suffragism originated in an acute recognition that women were substantially disadvantaged by their lack of political equality. Its supporters ...

Woman Suffrage Movement.

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Ellen C. DuBois

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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The first formal demand for equal political rights for women was made by Elizabeth Cady Stanton at the 1848 Seneca Falls, New York, Women's Rights Convention. Woman ...

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