By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

ISBN-10: 1440837848

ISBN-13: 9781440837845

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

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

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

• Introduces much less widely used activists, corresponding to Samantha strength and Ai-jen Poo

• contains illustrations; a timeline; an appendix of important speeches pointed out by means of name, date, surroundings, and subject; and a bibliography of fundamental and secondary sources

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