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20838
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This article is the second and last in a series on the origins, development and progression of the women's suffrage movement in North Carolina. This installment begins with suffrage efforts in 1917 and continues through women taking the vote in the November 1920 election.
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20835
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This article is the first in a series on the origins, development and progression of the women's suffrage movement in North Carolina. This installment begins with suffrage efforts in the 1860s and continues through 1916.
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21441
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An examination of the process through which women gained political influence in the early decades of the 20th century and the problems that arose because of their distinctly female political styles, strategies, and expectations of government.
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21544
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This article looks at famous North Carolina politicians who opposed suffrage for women in 1920. These politicians were led the campaign to alienate black voters 20 years prior. The most prominent of these politicians were Alfred M. Waddell, George Rountree, and Furnifold M. Simmons. While the campaign to stop women's suffrage was a diverse one and included many women, Waddell, Rountree, and Simmons were the political force behind the efforts to deny women the vote.