By Deborah Kops
this is the tale of notable chief Alice Paul, from the lady suffrage movement—the lengthy fight for votes for women—to the “second wave,” whilst girls demanded complete equality with males. Paul made an important impression on either. She reignited the sleepy suffrage second with dramatic demonstrations and provocative banners. After ladies gained the vote in 1920, Paul wrote the equivalent Rights modification (ERA), which might make the entire legislation that discriminated opposed to ladies unconstitutional. Passage of the period grew to become the rallying cry of a brand new move of younger girls within the Nineteen Sixties and ’70s. Paul observed one other probability to increase women’s rights whilst the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 all started relocating via Congress. She set in movement the “sex amendment,” which is still a vital criminal device for assisting girls struggle discrimination within the place of work. comprises archival photos, author’s observe, bibliography, and resource notes.
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Alice Paul and the Fight for Women's Rights: From the Vote to the Equal Rights Amendment by Deborah Kops