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Fight of the century : Alice Paul battles Woodrow Wilson for the vote

Author: Barb Rosenstock; Sarah Green
Publisher: New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This fight determines whether the women of the United States can vote, folks. The winner changes the country forever."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Biographies
History
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Alice Paul; Woodrow Wilson; Alice Paul; Alice Paul; Woodrow Wilson; Alice Paul; Woodrow Wilson
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barb Rosenstock; Sarah Green
ISBN: 9781629799087 1629799084
OCLC Number: 1139500681
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Alice Paul vs. Woodrow Wilson (Alice Stokes Paul ; Thomas Woodrow Wilson) --
The Challenger/The Champion --
Round One --
In Woodrow's Corner --
Round Two --
In Alice's Corner --
Round Three --
In Woodrow's Corner --
Round Four --
In Alice's Corner --
Yes --
Nineteenth Amendment, ratified August 18, 1920 --
Author's Note --
A Brief Timeline of Women's Suffrage in the United States --
Bibliography --
Source Notes --
Acknowledgments --
About the Art --
Picture Credits.
Responsibility: Barb Rosenstock ; illustrations by Sarah Green

Abstract:

"This fight determines whether the women of the United States can vote, folks. The winner changes the country forever."--Back cover.

"When President Woodrow Wilson arrived in Washington, DC, to start his first term, women's rights leader Alice Paul was ready to demand an amendment to the Constitution that allowed women to vote. The president thought that idea was ridiculous! THEIR FIGHT BEGAN. For the next five years, Alice and her suffragists battered Wilson and his supporters with arguments and protests. Their peaceful pickets were met with ridicule and violence. Even when thrown in jail, Alice and her mighty group of women did not back down from the fight to have a say in how their country was run. With a spirit and determination that never quit, Alice Paul fought for the right for women's voices to be heard."--Jacket flap.

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