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It’s easy to disagree with your mother in private. In public, less so. Especially when your mother is Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Harriot Stanton Blatch was the 6th of ElizCadyStanton’s 7 children. She grew up to become an accomplished suffragist and…

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At the turn of the century, leading white suffragists deluded themselves into thinking that colluding with racists would help their cause. Spoiler alert: it didn’t.Thread. The new generation of suffrage leaders - with the blessing of the old guard -…

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Doldrums: a state or period of inactivity, stagnation, or depression. Or, the women’s suffrage movement at the turn of the 20th century. Of course, it didn’t feel that way at the time. 🧵 By the end of the 19th century, the movement had unified into…

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ElizCadyStanton’s feminism was ignited watching her mentor Lucretia Mott be denied credentials at the World Anti-Slavery Convention in London in 1840. I knew that, but I didn’t know the backstory: fissures in the US abolitionist movement over women’s…

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I got some questions about what the heck these books are, which I’ll take as an invitation. The History of Woman Suffrage was originally intended as one volume, to be edited in the centennial summer of ‘76. It ended up 3,000 pages published…

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A generation before the great #IdaBWells, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper spoke for Black women in a fierce debate that included Frederick Douglass, ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony. #CiteBlackWomen #Kwanzaa It’s the 2nd Day of #Kwanzaa! Today we…

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20 years ago, @KenBurns made a film about ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony. I think they're the only women he's ever covered. 😉 It's on Amazon Prime + bits below - seeing the film clips is a thrill. On the PBS site don't miss "Convo w/Paul…

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At Lucy Stone's graduation from Oberlin in 1847, she declined the "honor" of writing the oration for a man to read. Wm Lloyd Garrison met her that day. He was impressed with her intellectualism & willingness to make powerful people uneasy, and…

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1. I’m immersed in the suffrage movement’s first major rupture, and grappling with how to acknowledge ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony’s racism without dismissing them. 2. Faye Dudden’s book Fighting Chance offers a scorching assessment of what…

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I’m chasing down a citation, so you’ll have to wait to hear from Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, one of few Black women on the record in these debates. First, a word from Frederick Douglass. Thread. It would not be an overstatement to say that among…
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