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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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266 words

The Constitution left the question of who should have the right to vote to the states. Initially, women who owned ...

Women's Suffrage

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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7,049 words
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Women's Suffrage

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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3,194 words
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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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2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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573 words
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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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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
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1,588 words

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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2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
885 words

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 ...

Women's suffrage

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Janet Hughes

The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
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825 words
a major element in New Zealand's self-perception, largely because it was granted at a national level in 1893, before any other nation in the world, prompted surprisingly little imaginative ... More

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