Matilda Joslyn Gage
Matilda Electa Joslyn Gage (March 24, 1826 – March 18, 1898) was a suffragist, a Native American activist, an abolitionist, a freethinker, and a prolific author, who was "born with a hatred of oppression".
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... Gage acted as editor of The National Citizen and Ballot Box, May 1878 - October 1881, (available on microfilm) and as editor of The Liberal Thinker, from 1890 ... Matilda E ... Gage ...
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“When any man expresses doubt to me as to the use that I or any other woman might make of the ballot if we had it, my answer is, What is that to you? If you have for years defrauded me of my rightful inheritance, and then, as a stroke of policy, of from late conviction, concluded to restore to me my own domain, must I ask you whether I may make of it a garden of flowers, or a field of wheat, or a pasture for kine?”
—Matilda Joslyn Gage (18261898)
“Waltzing Matilda, Waltzing Matilda,
Wholl come a-waltzing Matilda with me?
And he sang as he watched and waited while his billy boiled:
Wholl come a-waltzing Matilda with me?”
—Andrew Barton Peterson (18641941)
“A great many will find fault in the resolution that the negro shall be free and equal, because our equal not every human being can be; but free every human being has a right to be. He can only be equal in his rights.”
—Mrs. Chalkstone, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 2, ch. 16, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1882)