Sources & Definitions
Ending or eradicating, in this case the movement to end slavery
Freedom from external control or influence; independence
Resistance, opposition, disobedience
The introduction of big businesses with high-tech factories and production
Buildings, roads and other physical structures that let society work
(or intersectional theory) is the study of overlapping or intersecting social identities and related systems of oppression, domination or discrimination
Power or ability to act or to influence people, events, decisions
A question or policy that is put on a ballot for citizens to vote on directly
The amount of power a person or group has in relation to, or compared to, another person or group
Anti-alcohol; one of the organizational strategies of the temperance movement was to shed light on the fact that domestic violence spiked when husbands had been drinking, and many women like Sojourner Truth connected alcohol to the political abuse and corruption that hurt her people
With agreement of all people involved
Universal Male Suffrage
Universal suffrage means that every citizen (of a certain age) can vote. Here, universal male suffrage would mean that every male citizen could vote
Sources & Additional Resources
- “African American Women and Suffrage.” National Women’s History Museum, Right For Women: The Suffrage Movement and Its Leaders.
- Backerud, Thomas K. "Progressive Era in Minnesota, 1899–1920." MNopedia, Minnesota Historical Society.
- “Class Versus Gender: Catt Taps Middle-Class and Nativist Fears to Boost Women’s Causes.” History Matters, The U.S. Survey Course on the Web.
- Culture Brokers Foundation, Inc. 2008. “Nellie Griswold Francis.” Saint Paul Historical, (Points of Entry: The African American Heritage Guide to Saint Paul).
- “‘Durable White Supremacy:’ Belle Kearney Puts Black Men in Their Place.” History Matters, The U.S. Survey Course on the Web.
- Weber, Eric W. "Minnesota Woman Suffrage Association." MNopedia, Minnesota Historical Society.
- “Woman Suffrage.” Encyclopedia Britannica.
- Zainaldin, Jamil S., and John C. Inscoe. "Progressive Era." New Georgia Encyclopedia.
- Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn. “African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote: 1850-1920.” Print.