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-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -1- ElizCadyStanton -amp- Susan B Anthony’s objections to Black male suffrage were racist- But supporters of the 15thA were not anti-racist- In fact- the supporters were the more conservative- cautious- an.png
1. ElizCadyStanton & Susan B Anthony’s objections to Black male suffrage were racist. But supporters of the 15thA were not anti-racist. In fact, the supporters were the more conservative, cautious, and upper-class of what became two factions…

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IHO the beginning of our centennial year, a quick spotlight on PRO-voting, anti-suppression tools. While some states are making it harder to vote, these are ways to EXPAND access to the ballot - and they're growing! See end for how to bring these…

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Today’s “March for Life” takes the 19th Amdt as its theme. The anti-abortion movement regularly invokes Susan B Anthony, ElizCadyStanton & Alice Paul. Suffragists indeed inspire people of varied opinions - but anti-abortion groups are lying about…

-4- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Wanna know what-s happening w-ERA ratification but afraid to ask- -ProfTracyThomas has a concise summary- But if even that-s too long- start here- 1- The deadline isn-t required -amp- it isn-t binding -amp-.png
Wanna know what's happening w/ERA ratification but afraid to ask? @ProfTracyThomas has a concise summary. The Arguments as to Why the ERA Can Still be Ratified Now--After the Deadline https://t.co/Yges8GPkO2 — Gender Law (@ProfTracyThomas) January…

-2- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Great illustrated thread about 1918 flu pandemic in my hometown- Note WWI-era temporary change in spelling of Pittsburg-h--- - Twitter 8-19-2020 9-01-25 PM.png
Great illustrated thread about 1918 flu pandemic in my hometown. Note WWI-era temporary change in spelling of Pittsburg(h).  THREADOn October 4th, 1918, Charles Patterson, a 29-year-old resident of Aspinwall, died in St. Francis Hospital. This was…

-2- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -In 1918 flu pandemic killed more men than women - the movement-s leaders were unscathed- and the catastrophe gave women a chance to step forward in public life- 👇 Ty -JulieCSuk for sharing -amp- -Bla (1).png
In 1918 flu pandemic killed more men than women - the movement's leaders were unscathed, and the catastrophe gave women a chance to step forward in public life. 👇 Ty @JulieCSuk for sharing & @BlackburnCrudo @Wendelbom12 for the detail. Anna…

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No US woman could vote, except some in New Jersey, in: 1776 1777 1778 1779 1780 1781 1782 1783 1784 1785 1786 1787 1788 1789 1790 1791 1792 1793 1794 1795 1796 1797 1798 1799 1800 1801 1802 1803 1804 1805 1806 1807 No US woman could vote in: 1808…

-11- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Building mass appeal almost always means making your ideas less threatening- Once persuaded- new adherents may want the cause to reflect their own more conservative interests- For.png
Building mass appeal almost always means making your ideas less threatening. Once persuaded, new adherents may want the cause to reflect their own more conservative interests. For the vanguard, this instrumental tradeoff rarely feels good. To take…

-1- Daily Suffragist on Twitter- -Our leaders are humans with frailties and errors- Biblical Moses was wracked with depression -amp- self-doubt- -I have been to the mountaintop and I have seen the promised land- I may not get there with you.png
Our leaders are humans with frailties and errors. Biblical Moses was wracked with depression & self-doubt. "I have been to the mountaintop and I have seen the promised land. I may not get there with you, but we as a people will get to the…

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Imagine that in decades of state ballot initiatives on LGBT rights, no gay people were permitted to vote. Or imagine there's a referendum about a tax increase but only those who won't pay the tax can vote. That's what the women's suffrage fight was…
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