Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The exercise of the electoral franchise by women.
“He was once the apostle of a doctrine of disunion; he fervently believes in enforcing "total abstinence" by statute; he is the strenuous advocate of woman-suffrage.”
“She was even hopeful that the two woman-suffrage factions could now forget their differences and work together for "the living, vital issue of today -- freedom to women.”
“Even more unforgivable than this to the abolitionist suffragists were the back-page advertisements of a new woman-suffrage paper, _The”
“The Senator who last spoke on this question refers to the successful experiment in regard to woman-suffrage in the Territories of Wyoming and Washington.”
“Would it not be a kind of woman-suffrage to settle the very initials of all that ever bears upon the public question?”
“During my lifetime I have cherished two ambitions, and only two: the first, as I have already confessed, had been to succeed Miss Anthony as president of our association; the second was to go around the world, carrying the woman-suffrage ideal to every country, and starting in each a suffrage society.”
“She is a tall and attractive woman with an extremely pleasant voice, and she made an admirable speech -- clear, terse, and much to the point, putting herself on record as a strong supporter of the woman-suffrage movement.”
“When the territory applied for statehood, it was feared that the woman-suffrage clause in the con - stitution might injure its chance of admission, and the women sent this telegram to Joseph M. Carey:”
“Carl contributed a few careful platitudes to a frivolous discussion of whether it would not be advisable to solve the woman-suffrage question by taking the vote away from men and women both and conferring it on children.”
“In 1894 we conducted a campaign in New York, when an effort was made to secure a clause to enfranchise women in the new state constitution; and for the first time in the history of the woman-suffrage movement many of the influential women in the state and city of New York took an active part in the work.”
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