Women together : a history in documents of the women's movement in the United States / by Judith Papachristou.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Papachristou, Judith.
Other Authors: Ferrara, Lidia (Bookjacket designer)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1976.
Edition:1st American ed.
Series:Borzoi books
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Table of Contents:
  • The women's movement is born: the 1830s
  • Women and abolitionism
  • Female antislavery societies
  • Other abolitionist activity
  • The Grimké sisters: women attacked
  • Defense of female abolitionists
  • The woman question evolves
  • Toward a woman's movement
  • Temperance and the movement
  • The first decade: the 1850s
  • The first women's rights conventions: 1848
  • The movement grows: a decade of conventions
  • Convention speeches
  • Resolutions and goals
  • Movement work
  • Opposition
  • Support
  • Defeat, conflict, and schism: 1865-1869
  • The Fourteenth Amendment
  • The Equal Rights Association
  • The Kansas campaign: 1867
  • The struggle in New York
  • Democrats and republicans
  • Controversy over the Fifteenth Amendment
  • Conflict deepens
  • The movement is divided
  • Division and reunion: 1869-1890
  • American vs. national: one issue or many
  • Sex rears its ugly head: the Woodhull affair
  • Toward reunion of the movement
  • Reunion
  • The Woman's Christian Temperance Union: 1874-1898
  • Formation of the WCTU
  • From temperance to suffrage
  • The WCTU as a school for women
  • The first suffrage drive
  • Two strategies
  • The federal approach: women try to vote
  • The federal approach: a constitutional amendment
  • the American approach : work in the states
  • Limited suffrage
  • Nonsuffrage activities
  • Associationism and reform: 1890-1920
  • New organizations
  • Women's clubs and reform
  • The General Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Black women's organizations
  • Radical change versus reform
  • A brief history of wage-earning women: 1820-1914
  • The first strike
  • Organization and resistance
  • Industrialization and change
  • Women and the labor movement
  • Ties between women
  • class, race, ethnicity, and the women's movement: 1850-1920
  • NAWSA and racial issues
  • The southern strategy of the suffrage movement
  • Concern for women workers
  • Expediency and prejudice among women
  • Building solidarity among women
  • The TWCA
  • The NWTUL
  • The National Consumers' League
  • The final suffrage drive
  • New blood for the suffrage movement
  • New tactics in suffragism
  • the congressional union
  • Picketing the White House
  • Brutalized for suffrage
  • NAWSA and the final strategy
  • The Nineteenth Amendment
  • Action, reform, and quiescence: 1920-1950
  • The Women's Joint Congressional Committee
  • Organizing for birth control
  • The decline of reform
  • The red smear attack
  • The National Women's Party
  • Debate over the Equal Rights Amendment
  • A time of retrenchment
  • 1930-1960: A changing world for women
  • The revival of the women's movement: the 1960s and 1970s
  • Toward a revival of the movement
  • The movement develops two centers
  • The battle against discrimination
  • The radical second center
  • Small women's groups
  • Consciousness raising and sisterhood
  • The movement in the seventies: two centers from one movement
  • Organizations multiply
  • Goals of the movement: economic change
  • Political power
  • Social change
  • Sexual freedom
  • The contemporary movement.