Splintered Sisterhood: Gender and Class in the Campaign against Woman Suffrage

  title={Splintered Sisterhood: Gender and Class in the Campaign against Woman Suffrage},
  author={Susan E. Marshall},
When Tennessee became the 36th and final state needed to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment in August 1920, giving women the right to vote, one group of women expressed bitter disappointment and vowed to fight against "this feminist disease". Why this fierce and extended opposition? In "Splintered Sisterhood", Susan Marshall argues that the women of the antisuffrage movement mobilized not as threatened homemakers, but as influential political strategists. Drawing on surviving records of major… 

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  • H. Bonin
  • Sociology
    Praktyka Teoretyczna
  • 2021
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  • History
    The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
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