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enfranchisement

(en-fran?chiz'ment) [Fr. enfranchir, to free]
A recognized freedom to participate fully in society, such as the right to citizenship and the right to vote.
See: disenfranchisement
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for woman suffrage as the perfecting of women's property
"Is it a coincidence that the freedom to travel offered by the automobile expanded during the time when the Women's Suffrage movement finally became more successful?" she asked.
In the early 20th century, suffragists Caroline Katzenstein and Dora Kelly Lewis were leaders in the Pennsylvania suffrage movement and influential members of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and the National Woman's Party.
Although anti-suffrage visual culture arguably had the upper hand, suffrage advocates overcame it.
Anthony and the fight for women's suffrage. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree.
Two chapters help readers imagine the competing worldviews that emerged around the suffrage debate between those who participated in the creation of what Sangster calls "feminist countercultures" and the "antis" who opposed them.
Pankhurst, who had been bloodied by British police and went on to organize hunger strikes by suffragists imprisoned in Britain after their arrests, drew huge crowds on a 1909 Toronto visit sponsored by the Canadian Suffrage Association.
Damn your war!," prompting a deluge of subscription cancellations and resignations from the Irish Women's Fran-and women equally, the duties of citizenship." It was Ireland's only suffrage paper during its eight-year existence.
Writer and director Sarah Jane Quinn said: "Everybody knows about Emmeline Pankhurst, but there are a lot of Scottish women who got involved in the suffrage movement that people know less about.
"Shall Not Be Denied is a gorgeous collection that sheds new light on the long fight for women's suffrage. Rutgers University Press is thrilled to partner with the Library of Congress to publish this exciting volume," says Rutgers University Press Assistant Editor Elisabeth Maselli.
The book explores the intersections between suffrage and gender, but also of class, race, colonialism, and ethnicity.
This study charts the womenAEs suffrage movement in Canada, specifically Ontario.