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 information of Paul's imprisonment and solitary confinement, starvation strike, and force-feeding by the hands of the U.S. govt illustrate her fierce devotion to the reason she spent her lifestyles selling. put within the context of the 1st 1/2 the 20th century, Paul's tale additionally touches on problems with progressivism and exertions reform, race and sophistication, international struggle I patriotism and America's rising function as an international energy, women's activism within the political sphere, and the worldwide fight for women's rights.
About the Lives of yankee girls sequence: chosen and edited via popular women's historian Carol Berkin, those short biographies are designed to be used in undergraduate classes. instead of a complete method, every one biography focuses as an alternative on a selected element of a women's existence 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 obtainable writing and compelling narratives, with no sacrificing sound scholarship and educational integrity. basic assets on the finish of every biography demonstrate the subject's viewpoint in her personal phrases. learn questions and an annotated bibliography help the coed reader.
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