Chronicles the long history of the fight for women's voting rights, beginning in 1848, with a focus on the years between 1913 and 1920 when the Nineteenth Amendment was passed, and includes profiles of notable women in the struggle.
- Author:Bausum, Ann.Summary:
- Author:Ware, SusanSummary:
An acclaimed historian gives voice to the thousands of women from different backgrounds, races, and religions whose local passion and protest resounded throughout the land.
- Author:Frazer, Coral CelesteSummary:
August 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. This book reveals how the seventy-year-...
- Author:Baillargeon, Denyse, Roth, KätheSummary:
"When the history of suffrage is written, the role played by our politicians will cut a sad figure beside that of the women they insulted." Speaking in 1935, feminist Idola Saint-Jean captured the bitter nature of Quebec women...
- Author:Harrow, Alix E.Summary:
When the Eastwood sisters join the suffragists of New Salem, they begin to delve into the oldest magics and draw new alliances in aims of turning the women's movement into the witch's movement.
- Author:Strong-Boag, VeronicaSummary:
The Last Suffragist Standing is an unprecedented study of a pioneering politician, a New Woman who tested Canadian democracy. Laura Marshall Jamieson (1882–1964) was the last suffragist in Canada to be elected to a provincial or federal...
- Author:Adler, Susan S.Summary:
Samantha Parkington is an orphan being raised by her wealthy grandmother at the start of a brand-new century, a time when new ideas and inventions are changing everyone's lives. Samantha's own world is filled with elegance and privilege...
- Author:Sangster, JoanSummary:
The achievement of the vote in 1918 is often celebrated as a triumphant moment in the onward, upward advancement of Canadian women. Acclaimed historian Joan Sangster looks beyond the shiny rhetoric of anniversary celebrations and...