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Why They Marched

Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote

  • Prologue: A Walk through Suffrage History
  • I. Claiming Citizenship
    • 1. The Trial of Susan B. Anthony and the “Rochester Fifteen”
    • 2. Sojourner Truth Speaks Truth to Power
    • 3. Sister-Wives and Suffragists
    • 4. Alice Stone Blackwell and the Armenian Crisis of the 1890s
    • 5. Charlotte Perkins Gilman Finds Her Voice
  • II. The Personal Is Political
    • 6. The Shadow of the Confederacy
    • 7. Ida Wells-Barnett and the Alpha Suffrage Club
    • 8. Two Sisters
    • 9. Claiborne Catlin’s Suffrage Pilgrimage
    • 10. “How It Feels to Be the Husband of a Suffragette”
    • 11. The Farmer-Suffragettes
    • 12. Suffragists Abroad
  • III. Winning Strategies
    • 13. Mountaineering for Suffrage
    • 14. Hazel MacKaye and the “Allegory” of Woman Suffrage
    • 15. “Bread and Roses” and Votes for Women Too
    • 16. Cartooning with a Feminist Twist
    • 17. Jailed for Freedom
    • 18. Maud Wood Park and the Front Door Lobby
    • 19. Tennessee’s “Perfect 36”
  • Epilogue: “Leaving All to Younger Hands”
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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