Sources & Definitions

Definitions

Civil Disobedience

Peaceful refusal to obey the commands of the government

Hegemony

Dominance; supremacy

Lobbying

Advocating for certain changes in government by working directly with officials

Patronizing

To talk to someone in a way that shows that you believe you are more intelligent or better than other people

Positionality

Your “position” in social structures based on identities such as race, ethnicity, gender, class, sexual orientation, etc.

Ratified

Approved by a governing body

Sources & Additional Resources

Print Sources

Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn. “African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote: 1850-1920.” Print.

Learning, Barbara. "Katherine Hepburn" (New York: Crown Publishers, 1995), 182.

Web Sources