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Woman suffrage and citizenship in the Midwest, 1870-1920

Author: Sara Egge
Publisher: Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, 2018.
Series: Iowa and the Midwest experience.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Historian Sara Egge offers critical insights into the woman suffrage movement by exploring how it emerged in small Midwestern communities--in Clay County, Iowa; Lyon County, Minnesota; and Yankton County, South Dakota. Examining this grassroots activism offers a new approach that uncovers the sophisticated ways Midwestern suffragists understood citizenship as obligation. These suffragists, mostly Yankees who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Egge
ISBN: 9781609385583 1609385586
OCLC Number: 1020790498
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction. Citizenship, Community, and Civic Responsibility in the Midwest; Chapter 1. Hardship and Bounty: Building Midwestern Communities; Chapter 2. Humble Beginnings: How Midwestern Women Claimed Civic Activism; Chapter 3. Gender, Citizenship, and the Struggle to Achieve Woman Suffrage, 1880â#x80;#x93;1900; Chapter 4. Woman Suffrage as an Obligation: Civic Responsibility and Citizenship, 1900â#x80;#x93;1916; Chapter 5. Fighting for Democracy: Woman Suffrage, Loyalty, and World War I; Conclusion. Remembering Woman Suffrage: Gender and Midwestern Identity; Notes
Series Title: Iowa and the Midwest experience.
Other Titles: Woman suffrage & citizenship in the Midwest, 1870-1920
Responsibility: Sara Egge.

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