Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - United States - 636 pages
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Covers the people, events, and terms involved in the history of women and politics and provides a biography for every woman who has served in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Senate, and the Supreme Court.
  

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Contents

A
1
B
42
C
92
D
140
E
158
F
175
G
202
H
224
4 Women in the US House of Representatives 19172007
521
5 Women in the US Senate 19222007
526
6 Women in Statewide Elective Executive Office 19692007
527
7 Percentage of Women in State Legislatures 19712007
528
9 Womens Representation in National Legislatures around the World
530
Contents
533
1 Address to the First Womens Rights Convention
535
2 Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
536

I
254
J
258
K
268
L
278
M
294
N
329
O
346
P
353
Q
374
R
375
S
402
T
440
U
464
V
468
W
473
Y
509
Z
512
Contents
513
1 Firsts for Women in US Politics
515
2 Women in the US Congress 19172009
519
3 Women of Color in the US Congress 19652009
520
3 Aint I a Woman?
538
4 Address to the National Womans Loyal League
539
5 Speech after Being Convicted of Voting in the 1872 Presidential Election
541
6 What It Means to Be Colored in the Capital of the United States
542
7 The Fundamental Principle of a Republic
547
8 The Crisis
559
9 Address to the United States Congress
567
Nineteenth Amendment
569
12 Declaration of Conscience
572
13 The National Organization for Womens 1966 Statement of Purpose
575
14 Equal Rights For Women
578
15 Text of the Proposed Equal Rights Amendment
580
Who Then Will Speak for the Common Good?
582
18 Address Accepting the Nomination for Vice President
585
19 Keynote Address to the 1988 Democratic National Convention
588
20 Commencement Address at Wellesley College
592
21 Womens Rights Are Human Rights
594
Bibliography
599
Index
615
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