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 girls. 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 existence selling. positioned within the context of the 1st half the 20 th century, Paul's tale additionally touches on problems with progressivism and exertions reform, race and sophistication, global conflict I patriotism and America's rising position as a world energy, women's activism within the political sphere, and the worldwide fight for women's rights.
About the Lives of yank ladies sequence: chosen and edited through popular women's historian Carol Berkin, those short biographies are designed to be used in undergraduate classes. instead of a accomplished technique, each one biography focuses as a substitute on a selected point 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. fundamental resources on the finish of every biography exhibit the subject's point of view in her personal phrases. research questions and an annotated bibliography help the scholar reader.
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