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How Women Won the Vote: Alice Paul, Lucy Burns, and Their Big Idea
In time to celebrate the 100th anniversary of woman suffrage in America comes this page-turning, stunningly illustrated, and tirelessly researched story of the little-known DC Women’s March of 1913.
Enjoy this introduction to suffragettes Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. Paul and Burns met in a London jail and fought their way through hunger strikes, jail time, and much more to win a long, difficult victory for America and its women.
Includes extensive back matter and dozens of archival images to evoke the time period between 1909 and 1920.
1789: Twelve Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, & Change
“The Rights of Man.” What does that mean? In 1789 that question rippled all around the world. Do all men have rights—not just nobles and kings? What then of enslaved people, women, the original inhabitants of the Americas? In the new United States a bill of rights was passed, while in France the nation tumbled toward revolution. Anthology editors Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti, along with ten award-winning nonfiction authors, explore a tumultuous year when rights and freedoms collided with enslavement and domination, and the future of humanity seemed to be at stake.