Alice Paul: Equality for ladies shows the dominant and unwavering function Paul performed within the passage of the 19th modification, granting the vote to American ladies. The dramatic info of Paul's imprisonment and solitary confinement, starvation strike, and force-feeding by the hands of the U.S. executive illustrate her fierce devotion to the reason she spent her lifestyles selling. put within the context of the 1st half the 20th century, Paul's tale additionally touches on problems with progressivism and hard work reform, race and sophistication, international battle I patriotism and America's rising position as a world strength, women's activism within the political sphere, and the worldwide fight for women's rights.
About the Lives of yank girls sequence: chosen and edited by means of well known women's historian Carol Berkin, those short biographies are designed to be used in undergraduate classes. instead of a entire strategy, every one biography focuses as an alternative on a selected element of a women's lifestyles that's emblematic of her time, or which made her a pivotal determine within the period. The emphasis is on a "good read," that includes available writing and compelling narratives, with no sacrificing sound scholarship and educational integrity. fundamental resources on the finish of every biography display the subject's point of view in her personal phrases. research questions and an annotated bibliography aid the scholar reader.
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