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Civil Rights

In 1917, Randolph Bourne teased Progressives who believed they could decline the war according to their own liberal purposes. “Despite the administration idealistic language of democracy and freedom, the war (ww1) inaugurated the most intense repression of civil liberties the … Continue reading

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[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/_b0G4xAwFVg” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] This video explains what Who Alice Paul was and what she fought for. She advocated equal rights for women. It is unclear who is the narrator and when the video was originally produced.

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“The struggle for the vote was an effort to bring men to feel less superior and women to feel less inferior”

  Carrie Chapman Catt born January 9, 1859 was known as an activist, reformer, teacher, reporter, but most importantly as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association in 1890. She had an important role in the final passage of … Continue reading

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