Women’s Rights: People and Perspectives (Perspectives in American Social History)

1
Author: Crista DeLuzio
Publishing House: ABC-CLIO
Publishing Year: 2009

Description:

A lively, accessible collection of essays exploring the history of the struggle for women’s rights in the United States from the colonial period to the present.

• Primary sources, including the 1692 witchcraft examination of Bridget Bishop; an excerpt from a 1917 National American Woman Suffrage Organization document, “Why Women Should Vote; ” and excerpts from “School Days of an Indian Girl by Zitkala-Sa”

• Each chapter contains sidebars for more in-depth coverage and an annotated bibliograpy offers information on scholarly works for further research