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Alice Paul: Equality for Women and Perfecting Democracy

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"Alice Paul: Equality for Women" shows the dominant and unwavering role Paul played in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, granting the vote to American women. The dramatic details of Paul's imprisonment and solitary confinement, hunger strike, and force-feeding at the hands of the U.S. government illustrate her fierce devotion to the cause she spent her life promotin ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published November 5th 2012 by Westview Press
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Amy
Jan 23, 2016 rated it liked it
In some ways, a biography with incredible potential. I came in knowing nothing about Alice Paul and now feel much more knowledgeable. It has wet my appetite to learn more. I had no idea direct advocacy and grassroots work played such a role in passing the 14th amendment. Why don't they teach us useful things like that in school?
This book is immensely interesting, but also immensely boring. It is a short read but felt ridiculously long. I kept forcing myself to come back because, while I was gai
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Michelle
Mar 22, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: womens-history
Alice Paul did amazing things but this author is so ridiculously in love with her (apparently she can do no wrong and should get credit for all women's political progress) it's boring and annoying to read, which is a shame.
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