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Women and the Republican Party, 1854-1924

History


by
Melanie Gustafson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 312 pages

File size: 1.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Explores the forces that propelled women to partisan activism in an era of widespread disfranchisement and provides a new perspective on how women fashioned their political strategies and identities before and after 1920. “Gustafson traces the political participation of women in the Republican Party from its inception in 1854 through the first elections after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. . . . Not only do readers learn about women formerly invisible, but Gustsafson shows more-famous women in a new light — women such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Mary Church Terrell, or Jane Addams.” — Margaret M. Caffrey, History

Explores the forces that propelled women to partisan activism in an era of widespread disfranchisement and provides a new perspective on how women fashioned their political strategies and identities before and after 1920. “Gustafson traces the political participation of women in the Republican Party from its inception in 1854 through the first elections after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. . . . Not only do readers learn about women formerly invisible,… (more)

Explores the forces that propelled women to partisan activism in an era of widespread disfranchisement and provides a new perspective on how women fashioned their political strategies and identities before and after 1920. “Gustafson traces the political participation of women in the Republican Party from its inception in 1854 through the first elections after the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. . . . Not only do readers learn about women formerly invisible, but Gustsafson shows more-famous women in a new light — women such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Mary Church Terrell, or Jane Addams.” — Margaret M. Caffrey, History

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