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4 edition of Some Reasons Against Woman Suffrage (Northridge Facsimile, Pt VIII) found in the catalog.

Some Reasons Against Woman Suffrage (Northridge Facsimile, Pt VIII)

Francis Parkman

Some Reasons Against Woman Suffrage (Northridge Facsimile, Pt VIII)

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Published by California State Univ Northridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsNorman E. Tarris (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11507505M
ISBN 100937048070
ISBN 109780937048078
OCLC/WorldCa231793544

Because there is little doubt that the vast majority of women have no desire for the vote. Here are some of the reasons they gave: 1. The anarchist Emma Goldman opposed suffragism on the grounds that women were more inclined toward legal enforcement of morality as in the Women's Christian Temperance Unionthat it was a diversion from more important struggles, and that suffrage would ultimately not make a difference. Already under siege by new wealth, immigration, and labor unrest, this group feared that progressive reforms such as woman suffrage would further diminish its power and endanger particularly women's status as political appointees, society volunteers, and custodians of propriety" xi. All government rests ultimately on force, to which women, owing to physical, moral and social reasons, are not capable of contributing. Newark: New Jersey Historical Society,

Coleman, Willie Mae. A range of views thus existed within the African American community on the subject of women's suffrage, but the historic relationship between women's issues and the question of color in American society was strengthened in the years leading up to the achievement of suffrage. Giddings, Paula. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press,

There was contemporary criticism of the anti-suffrage movement in the United States. Because there is little doubt that the vast majority of women have no desire for the vote. Ask Suffragists to Explain This. In the edition, DuBois suggested that the nineteenth-century alliance between African Americans and women should be continued in the twentieth. A few argued for the "educated vote," assuming that many who were uneducated voted merely as the political machine wanted them to. We, the American Women, a Documentary History.


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Some Reasons Against Woman Suffrage book

Because there is little doubt that the vast majority of women have no desire for the vote. Child Labor, 4.

Woman Suffrage a Menace to the Nation by Mrs. Woman suffrage means forcing women into competition with men …" Typed.

Women would be corrupted by politics and chivalry would die out.

She was the only American to give her speech in German, French, and English. It was announced that subscriptions had been received by December,rising to in July, Randolph encouraged the membership of the NJFCWC to use their influence to get publicity in the newspapers, to change laws, and to gain appointments on important boards in an effort to wipe out racism, sexism, and colonialism.

Because Woman Suffrage is based on the idea of the equality of the sexes, and tends to establish those competitive relations which will destroy chivalrous consideration. Almost immediately after the war ended, the 14th Amendment and the 15th Amendment to the Constitution raised familiar questions of suffrage and citizenship.

Regis Falls, N. This profile provided unusual resources for the antisuffragists' campaign. Hamilton, Tullia Brown. Lerner, Gerda. Because there is little doubt that the vast majority of women have no desire for the vote. Because men and women are so much alike that men, with one vote each, can represent their own views and ours too.

For the sake of womanhood, let us hope not. If it is not, it ends in failure and in retrogression. Anti-suffragists felt that giving women the right to vote would threaten the family institution. A Social Worker's View of Suffrage … The four matters on which women's votes are said to be peculiarly needed are: 1.

Hence he ought to control the social and business agencies which are essential to the successful discharge of the trust imposed upon him. Women were emotional creatures, and incapable of making a sound political decision. In this carefully argued and well-documented book, Susan E.

Danger of Votes for Women … [from the] N. Miller's dry humor comes through as she pairs reasons that contradict each other. First of all, for the oldest and shortest reasons: Because man is man, and woman is woman… Osborne, Duffield.

Some African American men, like Professor Kelly Miller of Howard University, and numerous black ministers opposed giving women the vote because they believed it was "unnaturaquot; to involve women in the public sphere, claiming it would greatly undermine their moral and domestic influence.

German Herold, September 11, History of Woman Suffrage. At that time political parties were not prepared to do this. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, The rationale for looking only at the polls from is strong, however, and the incorporation of some data from more recent polls reduces the reader's sense that the story is only half told.

Argument 12 justifies being against women voting, pointing to the force used by British and later American suffrage movements. Background[ edit ] The anti-suffrage movement was a counter movement opposing the social movement of women's suffrage in various countries.

When the suffragettes began to win support, those opposing them had to take them more seriously.Some of the Reasons Against Woman Suffrage, by Francis Parkman.

United States, ?. MNHS call number: JFP2. The Privilege for Which We Struggled: Leaders of the Womans Suffrage Movement in Minnesota, edited by Heidi Bauer, with an introduction by Barbara Stuhler.

Mar 05,  · Men and women opposed the vote for many of the same reasons, but male leaders of the anti-suffrage movement were far more likely to voice negative arguments. Lord Curzon, President of the National League for Opposing Women’s Suffrage, listed ‘15 strong, valid and incontrovertible arguments which could be advanced against women’s suffrage’.

Jun 24,  · The rationale for looking only at the polls from is strong, however, and the incorporation of some data from more recent polls reduces the reader's sense that the story is only half told. Karlyn Kohrs Campbell University of Minnesota Splintered Sisterhood: Gender and Class in the Campaign against Woman Suffrage.

By Susan E. sylvaindez.com: Martha Watson.

Alice Duer Miller

Imagine an American woman who had no right to vote. It may be hard to believe, but she existed just years ago. And on Jan. 12,Congress overwhelmingly denied her the right to cast a. Woman Suffrage, Pro and Con — an argument against woman suffrage which, in defiance of logic and ridicule, still maintains a lingering existence, thus arousing suspicion that it must, after.

Oct 10,  · The women’s suffrage movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. On August 26,the 19th Amendment to .