Fighting chance : the struggle over woman suffrage and Black suffrage in Reconstruction America / Faye E. Dudden.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2011Description: viii, 287 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780199772636 (alk. paper); 0199772630 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Suffrage -- History -- 19th century | Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)DDC classification: 324.6/208996073 LOC classification: JK1896 | .D79 2011
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-273) and index.
The age is ripe for the woman question -- Black rights, women's rights, and civil war -- The "Negro's Hour" -- The struggle for equal rights -- Kansas -- Revolutionary journalism and political opportunism -- The fight over the Fifteenth Amendment.
Discusses the falling-out between women's and African-American suffrage advocates during the Reconstruction era, examining the political culture in the United States during the nineteenth century, and describing how local Republicans sought to defeat both causes by setting the groups against each other.