Selected Articles On Woman Suffrage by Edith M. PhelpsSelected Articles On Woman Suffrage by Edith M. Phelps

Selected Articles On Woman Suffrage

byEdith M. Phelps

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... are proverbially expert as business women, hardly a woman has voted. And in the cases where small groups did appear to vote they were found to be clerks in banks whose.officers sent them out for the purpose. Therefore, it must be tried, if to-day we would satisfy its advocates, without limitation. It must be given to women very much as the ballot was given to the lib-, erated slaves of the South. We certainly do not want to find ourselves under the necessity of trying to take it back, because of the evils which it may be found to produce, by methods like those by which the southern states have felt compelled to protect themselves,--methods obviously more disastrous to the morals of the state than the evils which they were set to remedy. It must, therefore, be recognized that while woman's suffrage may be called an experiment, if it be once granted, it ceases that instant to be experimental; but becomes, for better or worse, an unalterable fact in political life, with probable consequences far too serious to make the thought of the experiment even tolerable, not to say prudent. Thus, for every reason, both positive and negative, the claims of woman's suffrage are unsound, and ought to be resisted. Century. 48: 613-23. August, 1894. Wrongs and Perils of Woman Suffrage. J. M. Buckley. The pending proposal to extend the suffrage to women imposes upon men the duty of deciding whether to retain power where it was lodged by the founders of existing governments, or to make women eligible to vote and hold office upon the same terms as men. Disfranchised Classes. With inconsiderable exceptions, the common sense of the human race, as expressed in civil government, has confined its prerogatives to men. When necessary to preserve an unbroken line in hereditary monar...
Title:Selected Articles On Woman SuffrageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217989977

ISBN - 13:9780217989978