Women’s Suffrage: Moral Advancement or Politics as Usual?
The suffrage movement operated under two very different principles. Elizabeth Cady Stanton saw women’s suffrage as a right that had been unfairly denied to women, while Frederick Douglass saw women’s suffrage as a means to save the country’s soul. Professor Meg Mott considers both of these visions.
- Yes, Women Could Vote After The 19th Amendment — But Not All Women. Or Men.
National Public Radio, August 26, 2020
- For Stanton, All Women Were Not Created Equal
National Public Radio, July 13, 2011
- The papers of suffragist, reformer, and feminist theorist Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Library of Congress
- Jane Addams
National Women’s History Museum
- Hull House
Virginia Commonwealth University Social Welfare History Project
- Frances Ellen Watkins Harper