Encyclopedia Of Women And American Politics (Facts on File by Lynne E Ford

By Lynne E Ford

This informative A-to-Z advisor comprises the entire fabric a reader must comprehend the function of ladies all through America's political heritage. It covers the folks, occasions, and phrases curious about the background of ladies and politics.

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She wrote articles for The Women’s Journal and canvassed door to door trying to register women to vote. She was the first woman to register to vote in Concord’s school, tax, and bond suffrage. In her final novel, Jo’s Boys, she made arguments for women’s rights and other social reforms. Alcott is quoted having said, “I can remember when anti-slavery was in just the same state that suffrage is now, and take more pride in the very small help we Alcotts could give than in all the books I ever wrote.

Rape is the perpetuation of an act of sexual intercourse with a person against her will and consent, either when her will is overcome by force or fear resulting from the threat of force or by drugs administered without consent; or when, because of mental deficiency, she is incapable of giving consent; or when she is Adams, Abigail 13 below the legal age of consent. Acquaintance rape remains a controversial topic because of a lack of agreement on the definition of consent. Prosecution of date rape is problematic for the same reason.

When I got to Congress, they made a big deal of it. So I was watching did they want me to wear it or not? ” She died on March 31, 1998, at the age of 77. 11 Further Reading Abzug, Bella, and Mim Kelber. Gender Gap: Bella Abzug’s Guide to Political Power for American Women. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1984. , and Deborah Dash Moore, eds. Jewish Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge Press, 1997. Achtenberg, Roberta (1950– ) assistant secretary of fair housing and equal opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development Roberta Achtenberg was the first openly lesbian woman to be appointed to a high-ranking cabinet position.

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