Women's Suffrage Speeches
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Some interesting speeches from the Women's Suffrage Movement
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Elihu Root

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Nobel Peace Prize winner, Elihu Root addressed the New York State Constitutional Convention arguing why women should not have the right to vote.

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Florence Kelley "Child Labor & Women's Suffrage" Transcript

Florence Kelley "Child Labor & Women's Suffrage" Transcript | Women's Suffrage Speeches | Scoop.it

Florence Kelley was a political reformer who used this speech to call for voting rights for women as a way to overcome child labor.

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Mark Twain – Votes for Women ( Suffrage speech) 1901 ...

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Mark Twain – Votes for Women ( Suffrage speech) 1901. Posted on May 19, 2012 by historymartinez. Word document: Votes for Women Speech by Mark Twain. Votes for Women Speech by Mark Twain January 20th 1901.
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Solitude of Self

Elizabeth Cady Stanton's resignation speech to the National American Woman's Suffrage Association.

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Modern History Sourcebook: Sojourner Truth: "Ain't I a Woman?", December 1851

Modern History Sourcebook: Sojourner Truth: "Ain't I a Woman?", December 1851 | Women's Suffrage Speeches | Scoop.it

Sojourner Truth was a human rights activist/pastor who spoke forcefully for the abolition of slavery and for women's rights.  This is a famous speech that she delivered to the Women's Convention in Akron, Ohio in 1851.

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