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  • Paperback
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  • The Trial of Susan B Anthony Classics in Women's Studies
  • Lynn Sherr
  • English
  • 12 July 2020
  • 9781591020998
The Trial of Susan B Anthony Classics in Women's Studies

Summary The Trial of Susan B Anthony Classics in Women's Studies Read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Lynn Sherr Lynn Sherr Ê 6 Free read Ed When given the opportunity of making a final statement she responded Your denial of my citizen's right to vote is the denial of my right of consent as one of the governed the denial of my right of representation as one of the taxed the denial of my right to a trial by a jury of my peers as an offender against law therefore the denial of my sacred rights to life liberty propertyDespite repeated attempts to silence her she went on and on delivering the most passionate and elouent speech of her lifeNo musty historical document The Trial of Susan B Anthony is alive with the drama of an exciting time when the hard fought gains that women enjoy today still hung in the balan.

Read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Lynn Sherr

Summary The Trial of Susan B Anthony Classics in Women's Studies Read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Lynn Sherr Lynn Sherr Ê 6 Free read On January 24 1873 Susan B Anthony was indicted by a grand jury for voting knowingly wrongfully and unlawfully the said Susan B Anthony being then and there a person of the female sexThe subseuent trial in which Anthony was convicted of breaking the law by casting a vote became one of the most famous trials of the nineteenth century Far from defeating the fledgling movement for women's suffrage the trial brought publicity to the issue than it had ever received before This was largely due to Anthony's clever stratagem of publishing a one volume edition of the trial proceedings then shrewdly using it as a public relations ploy for a campaign to rally women to The CauseThis.

Summary The Trial of Susan B Anthony Classics in Women's Studies

Summary The Trial of Susan B Anthony Classics in Women's Studies Read ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Ê Lynn Sherr Lynn Sherr Ê 6 Free read New paperback edition of the original volume includes an engrossing introduction by former ABC News correspondent Lynn Sherr author of Failure Is Impossible Susan B Anthony in Her Own Words who puts the trial in historical context As Sherr points out perhaps the most outrageous aspect of the proceedings was the peremptory manner in which the judge came to his decision After reading a prewritten statement that was clearly in favor of the prosecution he concluded The jury should be directed to find a verdict of guilty He thereby prevented the jury from exercising its duty to render a decisionAnthony later called the judge's action The greatest outrage History ever witness.