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Alice Paul - the National Woman's Party and the Vote: The First Civil Rights Struggle of the 20th Century

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Immerse yourself in the gripping narrative of "Alice Paul - the National Woman's Party and the Vote: The First Civil Rights Struggle of the 20th Century," where the fierce determination and resilience of women in the early 20th century come to life. This compelling story begins on a cold January day in 1917 when courageous women picketed the White House, sparking a monumental coast-to-coast campaign for political rights under the leadership of the indomitable Alice Paul. Despite facing imprisonment, hunger strikes, and brutal mistreatment, these women never wavered, ultimately securing the passage of the 19th Amendment. Published on April 16, 2015, this book not only chronicles the harrowing struggles and triumphs of these activists but also highlights their groundbreaking tactics that set the stage for future civil rights movements. Ideal for elementary school readers, this narrative not only sheds light on the domains of voting rights and gender equality but also serves as a powerful testament to the impact of peaceful yet persistent advocacy. Engage with this story and reflect on how the legacy of these women’s bravery continues to influence the fight for equality today.
Published by McFarland & Company on April 16, 2015
232 pages
ISBN: 9780786469796
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Gender Equality and Political Justice, highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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