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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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In New York it is said that activists come to Albany, not from it. True or not, in the 1850s and today Albany has produced some truly marvelous people. Among them: Lucretia Mott’s cousin by marriage Lydia Mott, and an African-American businessman…

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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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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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It’s debate night, so let’s spin the Wheel of Presidential Elections. And it lands on . . . 1880! Thread.James A. Garfield ran against Winfield Hancock. Not ringing a bell, huh? Union war hero, underminer of Reconstruction, and the Democrats’ best…

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When Susan B Anthony was born in 1820, life expectancy for men was 41 yrs. Life expectancy for women was zero. Nothing beyond domestic or menial labor was expected of us. We were to have no public life at all. No serious education, no skilled…

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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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1. Like all good civil disobedience actions, Susan B Anthony’s was well-planned. Century of Struggle describes the whole effort: she recruited more than a dozen women to vote together, “assured herself of first-rate legal advice, and promised the…

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After Susan B. Anthony voted in 1872, a deputy federal marshal came to her door and asked her to accompany him downtown. “What for?" she asked. "To arrest you," he said. "Is that the way you arrest men?" "No." "Then I demanded that I should be…

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Susan B toured Idaho in the 1880s - on horseback, people! - and western states crusader Abigail Scott Duniway was invited to the speak at the state's founding convention in 1889. Still, it took until 1896, 7 yrs after statehood, for ID to become 4th…
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