Woman Suffrage Association

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American Woman Suffrage Association
... The American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA) was formed in November 1869 in response to a split in the American Equal Rights Association over the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States ... the other side of the split in the American Equal Rights Association, opposing the Fifteenth Amendment, were "irreconcilables" Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B ... Anthony, who formed the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) to secure women's enfranchisement through a federal constitutional amendment ...
History Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints - The Modern Era (after C. 1890) - Mormon Involvement in National Politics - Mormons and The Women's Suffrage Movement
... suffragist Emmeline Blanch Wells, editor of the Woman's Exponent, a Utah feminist newspaper ... Wells, who was both a feminist and a polygamist, wrote vocally in favor of a woman's role in the political process and public discourse ... National suffrage leaders, however, were somewhat perplexed by the seeming paradox between Utah's progressive stand on women's rights, and the church's stand on polygamy ...
Grace Raymond Hebard - Suffragist
... Campbell signed the suffrage act into law ... Larson's research that found suffrage detractors feared women voters would seek Sunday closing of saloons ... failed to account for opposition to women's suffrage in Wyoming, noting "I never before saw an anti-suffragist ...
Suffrage - Etymology
... The word suffrage comes from Latin suffragium, meaning "vote", "political support", and the right to vote ...
American Equal Rights Association - Significance
... In the immediate aftermath of the AERA, woman suffrage activists founded two competing groups ... Stanton, Anthony, and other former abolitionists created the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) in a meeting two days after the AERA convention ... Those who believed that black and women’s suffrage were not mutually exclusive, including Lucy Stone, formed the American Woman Suffrage Association (AWSA) ...

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    ... in every State there are more women who can read and write than the whole number of illiterate male voters; more white women who can read and write than all Negro voters; more American women who can read and write than all foreign voters.
    —National Woman Suffrage Association. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 13, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

    They that have grown old in a single state are generally found to be morose, fretful and captious; tenacious of their own practices and maxims; soon offended by contradiction or negligence; and impatient of any association but with those that will watch their nod, and submit themselves to unlimited authority.
    Samuel Johnson (1709–1784)

    A woman should say: “Have I made him happy? Is he satisfied? Does he love me more than he loved me before? Is he likely to go to bed with another woman?” If he does, then it’s the wife’s fault because she is not trying to make him happy.
    Barbara Cartland (b. 1901)

    When will the men do something besides extend congratulations? I would rather have President Roosevelt say one word to Congress in favor of amending the Constitution to give women the suffrage than to praise me endlessly!
    Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906)