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Roses and radicals : the epic story of how American women won the right to vote / by Susan Zimet & Todd Hasak-Lowy.

Zimet, Susan, (author.). Hasak-Lowy, Todd, 1969- (author.).

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Summary:

"The United States of America is almost 250 years old, but American women won the right to vote less than a hundred years ago. And when the controversial nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the one granting suffrage to women was finally ratified in 1920, it passed by a mere one-vote margin. The amendment only succeeded because a courageous group of women had been relentlessly demanding the right to vote for more than seventy years. The leaders of the suffrage movement are heroes who were fearless in the face of ridicule, arrest, imprisonment, and even torture. Many of them devoted themselves to the cause knowing they wouldn't live to cast a ballot. The story of women's suffrage is epic, frustrating, and as complex as the women who fought for it. Illustrated with portraits, period cartoons, and other images, Roses and Radicals celebrates this captivating yet overlooked piece of American history and the women who made it happen"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 324.6230973 .Z564r 2018 (Text) 37814003325157 JUV NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 05/03/2021 Available -
Hermiston Public Library J 324.6 ZIM (Text) 37838000459800 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 03/16/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780451477545
  • ISBN: 0451477545
  • ISBN: 9780425291467
  • ISBN: 0425291464
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-154) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Enough of the everlasting no -- A leader emerges and a resolution is made -- The great partnership -- Postwar turbulence -- A vote, a trial, and the long, long road to suffrage -- British tactics and new leadership on parade -- The long showdown and a night of terror -- War of the roses: the final battle for the right to vote.
Summary, etc.:
"The United States of America is almost 250 years old, but American women won the right to vote less than a hundred years ago. And when the controversial nineteenth amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the one granting suffrage to women was finally ratified in 1920, it passed by a mere one-vote margin. The amendment only succeeded because a courageous group of women had been relentlessly demanding the right to vote for more than seventy years. The leaders of the suffrage movement are heroes who were fearless in the face of ridicule, arrest, imprisonment, and even torture. Many of them devoted themselves to the cause knowing they wouldn't live to cast a ballot. The story of women's suffrage is epic, frustrating, and as complex as the women who fought for it. Illustrated with portraits, period cartoons, and other images, Roses and Radicals celebrates this captivating yet overlooked piece of American history and the women who made it happen"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Age 10+ Viking.
Subject: United States Constitution 19th Amendment > History > Juvenile literature.
Women > Suffrage > United States > History > Juvenile literature
Suffragists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature

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