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By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

This A-to-Z compendium explores greater than a hundred and fifty American girls activists from colonial occasions to the current, studying their backgrounds and the point of interest in their activism, and gives examples in their speeches.

• Covers matters from 1637 to 2015, representing minority views and speeches

• Surveys oration as a method of enlightening the general public at the wishes of the bad, disenfranchised, undereducated, and underemployed females

• Introduces much less popular activists, resembling Samantha energy and Ai-jen Poo

• comprises illustrations; a timeline; an appendix of important speeches pointed out by means of identify, date, atmosphere, and subject; and a bibliography of basic and secondary sources

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