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Month: October 2016

Good vs Bad Primary Source

Good vs Bad Primary Source

Good Harper, Ida Husted. The History of Woman Suffrage. Vol. 6. New York: National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1922. This is an example of  a good primary source as it is one of the few complete histories of the Women’s suffrage movement from that time and was the very first one written. It was written by a suffragettes who had a first hand experience of the moment. However, this book must also be taken with a grain of salt as…

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Footnotes

Footnotes

Primary Sources [1]   Molly Seawell, The Ladies’ Battle (New York: The MacMillian Company, 1911), 58. [2]   National American Women Suffrage Association, Woman Suffrage, Arguments, and Results (New York: National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1910), 25. [3]   Elizabeth Cady Stanton et al., History of Woman Suffrage (New York: Fowler and Wells, 1881), 32. Secondary Print [1]   Florence Hall, Julia Ward Howe and the Woman Suffrage Movement (New York: Arno and the New York Times, 1969), 99. [2]   Elizabeth Frost-Knappman and Kathryn Cullen-DuPont,…

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Bibliography

Bibliography

Print Sources A Voice of Their Own: The Woman Suffrage Press, 1840-1910, Edited by Martha Solomon. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 1991. Frost-Knappman, Elizabeth and Kathryn Cullen-DuPont. Women’s Suffrage in America. New York: Facts On File, 2005. Hall, Florence. Julia Ward Howe and the Woman Suffrage Movement. New York: Arno and the New York Times, 1969. Seawell, Molly. The Ladies’ Battle. New York: The MacMillian Company, 1911. Wheeler, Marjorie. New Women of the New South: The Leaders of the…

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The French Revolution-Soboul and Furet

The French Revolution-Soboul and Furet

Soboul and Furet’s articles have conflicting views of the French Revoltution. Soboul views the revolution from a Marxist, or class, point of view. He saw it as a transfer of power from one elitist group to another, changing relatively nothing in the long run as far as leaders were concerned. While this interpretation is based on sound sources, the sources are largely biased. However, that is not really different from other interpretations of history either. Every event can be interpretted…

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