The Woman's Hour

The Woman's Hour

The Great Fight to Win the Vote

Book - 2018
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"The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history. Nashville, August 1920. The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, granting all women the vote, is on the verge of ratification--or defeat. Out of the thirty-six states needed, thirty-five have approved it, and one last state is still in play--Tennessee. After a seven-decade crusade to win the ballot, this is the moment of truth for the suffragists, and Nashville becomes a frenzied battleground as the enormous forces allied for and against women's suffrage make their last stand. Elaine Weiss artfully recasts the saga of women's quest for the vote by focusing on the campaign's last six weeks, when it all came down to one ambivalent state."--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780525429722
0525429727
Branch Call Number: 324.6230973 WE
Characteristics: 404 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm

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