Laura Clay and the Woman"s Rights Movement by Paul E. Fuller

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Published by University Press of Kentucky .

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  • Suffragists,
  • Clay, Laura,
  • United States,
  • Biography,
  • Clay, Laura,,
  • 1849-1941

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Number of Pages240
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Open LibraryOL8022264M
ISBN 100813112990
ISBN 109780813112992

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Laura Clay and the Woman's Rights Movement [Fuller, Paul E.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Laura Clay and the Woman's Rights MovementCited by: Laura Clay, daughter of abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay, was an important figure in the woman's rights movement in the late nineteenth century.

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Laura Clay was the daughter of abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay and an important and controversial figure in the woman's rights movement. Paul E. Fuller traces this remarkable woman's career, from her early successes in Kentucky to her emergence as the Author: Paul E. Fuller. Laura Clay and the Woman's Rights Movement by Fuller, Paul E.

() Hardcover on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Laura Clay was the daughter of abolitionist Cassius Marcellus Clay and an important and controversial figure in the woman's rights movement.

Paul E. Fuller traces this remarkable woman's career, from her early successes in Kentucky to her emergence as the most prominent southern suffragist. This is a historical list of women from Kentucky who were involved in civil rights activism from until the s.

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Bush. Anti-black sentiments had marred the suffrage movement for many years. Indeed, Southern suffragists like Kate Gordon and Laura Clay protested that the presence of African American women in the suffrage movement undermined their strategy of enfranchising and mobilizing white women to outvote African Americans in order to preserve white : Rebecca J.

Mead. In so doing, they argued giving white women the vote could achieve the goal of restricting black political power. Young, the prominent suffragist Laura Clay, and several other enthusiasts visited twenty-three towns in the spring of hoping to gain converts and start new suffrage clubs.

Jone Johnson Lewis is a women's history writer who has been involved with the women's movement Laura Clay and the Womans Rights Movement book the late s. She is a former faculty member of the Humanist Institute. Included here are key biographies of women who worked for women's right to vote, as well as a few anti's.

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Elizabeth Taylor, The Woman Suffrage Movement in. Women's suffrage in the United States of America, the legal right of women to vote, was established over the course of more than half a century, first in various states and localities, sometimes on a limited basis, and then nationally in The demand for women's suffrage began to gather strength in the s, emerging from the broader movement for women's rights.

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Anthony created the Women's Loyal National League, gatheringsignatures on a petition to bring about immediate passage of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to end slavery in the United States. The major pro of the women's suffrage movement was, of course, the fact that it gained women the right to vote.

This was a right that they should have had long before. Bringing more justice to the. Miss Laura M. Clay, president of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association and a descendent of the great Cassius M. Clay, came to Kansas for a six-weeks' campaign beginning September 3. She not only gave six weeks of most strenuous service and paid her own expenses home, but on leaving donated one hundred dollars to the campaign fund.

A committee including Elizabeth Cady Stanton published The Woman's Bible in /, denouncing Biblical interpretation that they believed was biased against women, and highlighting the roles of women in the a time when the suffrage movement was attempting to draw a wider circle of support, including among women in the South, Stanton's publication was felt by many in the movement to.

During the first week of Julysuffrage proponents from across the country gathered in Seattle to participate in the 41st Annual Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and to celebrate Woman Suffrage Day at Washington's first world's fair, the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific (A-Y-P) Exposition, currently underway on the University of Washington campus.

TESA was the state affiliate to NAWSA, just as the TWSA and TERA had been, and untileach was the only state-level suffrage organization in Texas during its existence.

In Januaryhowever, the National Woman's party (NWP) established a branch in Texas. It began with a membership of more than and with Clara Snell Wolfe of Austin. A women’s rights convention held in Columbia in December received a warm letter of support from Governor R.

Scott. In the General Assembly endorsed a petition of the American Woman Suffrage Association to grant women political rights, but it adjourned without taking any specific action. Fuller, Paul E. Laura Clay and the Woman's Rights Movement (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, ): Harriet Taylor Upton to Charles Kerr, June 1,Linda Neville Papers, Folder 6.

The 18 year old Laura de Force began speaking in the Spiritualist movement In Boston inthen traveled in New York and New England, promoting women's rights along the way. She gave a speech in on woman suffrage and women's rights, the first in San Francisco, where there had not been a women's rights movement prior to that point.

laura clay (Fayette County, ) Clay organized and served at the first president of the Kentucky Equal Rights Association, which secured rights for women through legislative changes in education, property rights and wages.

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