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New PDF release: American Women's History: A Student Companion

By Glenna Matthews

ISBN-10: 0195113179

ISBN-13: 9780195113174

ISBN-10: 1423774256

ISBN-13: 9781423774259

An encyclopedia of yank women's background, this finished reference publication good points in-depth articles on developments (e.g. birthrates, suburban growth), social events (civil rights, feminism), rules and ideas (domesticity, consciousness-raising), associations (Children's Bureau, girls in Congress), corporations (Girl Scouts of the United States, League of girls Voters), occasions (American Revolution), matters (abortion, equivalent Rights Amendment), key criminal circumstances (Roe v Wade, Muller v Oregon), legislation and constitutional amendments, records and courses (Ramona, announcement of Sentiments), ethnic and social teams (African American ladies, Latinas), overviews (women's wellbeing and fitness, ladies in song and literature), and biographies of extraordinary American ladies. This Companion is an ideal complement to The younger Oxford historical past of ladies within the United States. Oxford's Student partners to American History are cutting-edge references for college and residential, in particular designed and written for a while 12 via grownup. each one ebook is a concise yet accomplished A-to-Z advisor to a massive ancient interval or subject matter in U.S. background, with articles on key concerns and trendy members. The authors--distinguished students recognized of their components of expertise--ensure that the entries are actual, up to date, and obtainable. precise positive factors contain an introductory part on find out how to use the ebook, extra analyzing lists, cross-references, chronology, and whole index.

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C. , graduated 1893; Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, graduated 1895 Accomplishments: Founder, Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute for Negro Girls (1904); president, Bethune-Cookman College (1923-42, 1946-47); founder, National Council of Negro Women (1935); special adviser to President F D. C. A woman of boundless energy, Mary McLeod Bethune served in the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the 1930s, where she became the highest-ranking AfricanAmerican woman in the federal government.

1854-1921); author, Shadows of Our Social System (1855); Studies in General Science (1869); The Sexes Throughout Nature (1875); The Physical Basis of Immortality (1876); The Philosophy of Individuality (1893); The Making of the Universe (1914,1; The Social Side of Mind and Action (1915) Died: Nov. J. A suffragist and abolitionist before the Civil War (1861-65), Antoinette Brown Blackwell lived long enough to vote in 1920, after the 19th Amendment made that act possible for all American women. In addition to lecturing on behalf of her many reform causes, Blackwell was a writer and the first woman to be ordained a minister in a mainstream Protestant denomination.

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