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Reasons for opposing woman suffrage

Frederick Augustus Maxse

Reasons for opposing woman suffrage

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Published by W. Ridgway in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Suffrage -- Great Britain

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Vice-Admiral Maxse.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJN981 .M39 1884
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18563366M

    American Women’s Suffrage: Voices from the Long Struggle for the Vote – Edited by Susan Ware “Amid the flood of books marking the centennial of women’s suffrage, this anthology stands out for its scope and authority.


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Reasons for opposing woman suffrage by Frederick Augustus Maxse Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reasons for Opposing Woman Suffrage Paperback – April 1, by Frederick Augustus Maxse (Author)Price: $   This was in the Public Domain Review yesterday — in the National Woman Suffrage Association published a little book purporting to give every reason women.

Printed at the request of an association of women, Extent: 16 pages ; 24 cm Language: English Genre: text Anti-woman suffrage literature.

Digital Format: Books and documents Subjects: Women--Suffrage--United States Women--Suffrage United States Notes: Title from cover. Date of publication from Blanck, J.

Bibliography of American literature. Some reasons why we oppose votes for women National association opposed to woman suffrage. New York City [].

Contributor Names National association opposed to woman suffrage. Created / Published New York, Subject Headings. The women who are opposed to woman suffrage are in hearty sympathy with all lines of constructive social reform, and they are confident that they can do their work better along these lines because they are outside of politics.

The first half of The Woman’s Hour looks at the history of the Women’s Suffrage Movement leading up to Augand the ratification of the 19th amendment in second half reads like a political thriller, giving a play-by-play of the events of that day and the days before it.

It shows how close the amendment came to failing, how bribery, alcohol, racism, in-fighting Author: Margaret Kingsbury. Some of the Reasons Against Woman Suffrage, by Francis Parkman. United States, ?. MNHS call number: JFP2. The Privilege for Which We Struggled: Leaders of the Womans Suffrage Movement in Minnesota, edited by Heidi Bauer, with an introduction by Barbara Stuhler.

Paul, Minn.: Upper Midwest Women's History Center, The National Association Opposed to Women's Suffrage put out several documents concerning the reasons that suffrage for women was bad.

In "Why We Oppose Votes for Women," several of these reasons are addressed. The reasons are as follows: "because suffrage is not a privilege to be enjoyed, but if imposed upon women it becomes a duty to be.

Women's hats and 'emotional temperament' were among the reasons given to oppose the vote. Women's suffrage: 10 reasons why men opposed votes for women.

Those who voted against women's suffrage "stood firmly on the dark side of history, making claims about a woman’s role that would end a politician’s career.

Some of the Reasons Against Woman Suffrage: Printed at the Request of an Association of Women Francis Parkman Santa Susana Press, California State University, - Women - 16 pages.

Despite its novelty angle, this pamphlet from entitled This Little Book Contains Every Reason Why Women Should Not Vote from the National Woman Suffrage Publishing Company (the publishing arm of the National Woman Suffrage Association) was born from a very serious place: the struggle to gain women the right to vote in the United States.

Bissell also opposed women’s suffrage for several reasons including racist opposition to the possibility of African American women voting. Anti-suffragism was a broad movement and adherents had many different motivations for opposing woman suffrage.

An early pamphlet listed these reasons to oppose woman suffrage: BECAUSE 90% of the women either do not want it, or do not care. BECAUSE it means competition of women with men instead of co-operation. BECAUSE 80% of the women eligible to vote are married and can only double or annul their husband's votes.

They’re lengthy, but they present well-supported views about, for instance, how the whole legal system is skewed against women, the effect of married women having so few property rights, and the lack of professional opportunities for women. Some of the reasons against woman suffrage [Parkman, Francis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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No eBook available Against Woman Suffrage: Some Reasons. Grace Saxon Mills. National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage, - Suffragists - 2 pages.

0 Reviews. This pamphlet was distributed by the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage. It contained reasons why women did not need to vote; for example, it suggested women did not want to or care to vote, because it would “mean competitions of women with men instead of co-operation,” and because “you do not need a ballot to clean out your sink.”Location: South Whiting Street Alexandria, VA, United States.

To a 21st-century perspective, especially more than years since the process of granting women the vote began, it seems incompatible that women like Ward could oppose the suffrage movement.

Regardless, hundreds of thousands signed petitions during the lateth and earlyth centuries, and not all for reasons as backward as we may imagine. What reasons did men and women use to oppose suffrage.

This question provides a general framing of the anti-suffragists arguments opposing women’s right to vote. The question explicitly mentions “men” and “women” to emphasize how opposition was not exclusive to men.

“Woman Suffrage, by introducing a new element of discord into the family, tends to increase material infelicity and consequent divorce,” read the Massachusetts Anti-Suffrage Committee’s   The National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage, founded indistributed a pamphlet explaining why women shouldn’t be allowed to vote: “Because it means competition of women.

Our Own Twelve Anti-Suffragist Reasons. Because no woman will leave her domestic duties to vote. Because no woman who may vote will attend to her domestic duties. Because it will make dissension between husband and wife. Because every woman will vote as her husband tells her to.

Because bad women will corrupt politics. IN the women of Massachusetts were asked by the state whether they wished the suffrage. Of thevoting women in the state, o cared for it enough to deposit in a ballot box an.

An article originally published in the Session Weekly of the Minnesota House of Representatives recalls the arguments put forth in objection to the Minnesota Equal Suffrage Association's decision, early in the 20th century, to push for the right of women to vote in presidential elections.

One lawmaker declared that all-male voting was "designed by our forefathers.". Mixing household advice with anti-suffrage arguments, those opposed to women's suffrage attempted to convince ordinary women that the right to vote was unnecessary, and that far from improving the social and political system, it would actually have a negative impact on.

[21] Francis Parkman, Some of the Reasons against Woman Suffrage, Printed at the Request of an Association of Women (Boston, ), condensed his two essays of and in the North American Review. His “The Woman Question,” in the October issue, inspired a rebuttal from Julia Ward Howe, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Wendell Phillips, and Lucy.

It's about the summer ofwhen forces for and against women's suffrage converged on the city of Nashville, Tenn.

Elaine Weiss wrote that book, and she's with us now in our studios in. Some reasons why we oppose votes for women National association opposed to woman suffrage. New Anti-suffragists. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML.

Printed Ephemera Collection; PortfolioFolder 13c. Anti-suffragism was a political movement composed of both men and women that began in the late 19th century in order to campaign against women's suffrage in countries such as Australia, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United -suffragism was a largely Classical Conservative movement that sought to keep the status quo for women and which opposed the idea of giving women.

Yet while suffrage leader Carrie Chapman Catt affirmed, in her book Woman Suffrage and Politics, that the suffragists had made an “unmistakable popular demand for. One of NAOWS' publications included a pamphlet, Some Reasons Why We Oppose Votes for Women, which, as the title suggests, outlines some of the reasons why they are opposed to women suffrage.

They believed it was irrelevant to the success of the country, as stated in their pamphlet: "Because the great advance of women in the last century— moral, intellectual and economic— has been made.

Men and women opposed the vote for many of the same reasons, but male leaders of the anti-suffrage movement were far more likely to voice negative arguments. Lord Curzon, President of the National League for Opposing Women’s Suffrage, listed ‘15 strong, valid and incontrovertible arguments which could be advanced against women’s suffrage’.

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National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage (NAOWS), organization formed in New York City in during a convention of state antisuffrage groups. Led by Josephine Dodge, the founder and first president, the NAOWS believed that woman suffrage would decrease women’s work in communities and their ability to effect societal reforms.

Active on a state and federal level, the group also. Many people in the s opposed giving women the right to vote, but it wasn't until a group of women published a petition to the United States.

Brent’s essays reveal the way the suffrage movement betrayed Black women. In the reign of racial terror that followed emancipation, he wrote, white women sought the vote partly as a symbol of. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Unexpurgated Case Against Woman Suffrage Language: English: LoC Class: JN: Political science: Political inst. and pub. Admin.: Europe: Subject: Women's rights -- Great Britain Subject: Women -- Suffrage -- Great Britain. woman suffrage. New York City []. Some Reasons Why We Oppose Votes for Women Because the basis of government is force—its stability rests upon its physical power to enforce its laws; therefore it is inexpedient to give the vote to women.

Immunity from service in executing the law would make most women irresponsible voters. The men and women who opposed woman's suffrage did so for many reasons. Many believed that men and women were fundamentally different and that women should not sully themselves in the dirty world of politics.

Others argued that most women did not want the vote and that only a few, mostly radical, women would use it. Public domain. This pamphlet was distributed by the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage.

It contained reasons why women did not need to vote; for example, it suggested women did not want to or care to vote, because it would “mean competitions of women with men instead of co-operation,” and because “you do not need a ballot to clean out your sink.”.

This column from the Geneva Daily Times details Root's arguments against women's suffrage at a Capitol hearing and features text from an argument against suffrage that he made inwhen. On Dec. 13,America's first suffragist cookbook, The Woman's Suffrage Cook Book, was launched on a drizzly but sold-out evening at a .