Download e-book for kindle: Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign by Katherine H Adams,Michael L Keene

By Katherine H Adams,Michael L Keene

Past biographies, histories, and govt files have neglected Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage stream, yet this groundbreaking learn scrupulously fills the space within the ancient checklist. Masterfully framed by means of an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical ideas, Alice Paul and the yankee Suffrage Campaign narrates the amazing tale of the 1st individual to wood the White apartment, the 1st to aim a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to steer a profitable crusade of nonviolence.

Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic ideas that Paul deftly used to realize exposure for the suffrage stream. Stunningly woven into the narrative are debts of many circumstances during which ladies have been in actual chance. instead of keep away from dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors disclose the thoughts she hired in her crusade. Paul's debatable method, the authors assert, was once crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage.

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