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By Katherine H. Adams,Michael L. Keene

prior biographies, histories, and govt files have neglected Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage circulation, yet this groundbreaking examine scrupulously fills the space within the old checklist. Masterfully framed via an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical techniques, Alice Paul and the yankee Suffrage crusade narrates the amazing tale of the 1st individual to wooden the White condo, the 1st to aim a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to guide a winning crusade of nonviolence. _x000B__x000B_Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic options that Paul deftly used to achieve exposure for the suffrage circulate. Stunningly woven into the narrative are debts of many cases during which ladies have been in actual hazard. instead of steer clear of dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors reveal the thoughts she hired in her crusade. Paul's arguable method, the authors assert, used to be crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage. _x000B__x000B_

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