NAWSA

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NAWSANational American Woman Suffrage Association (suffragist movement, founded early 20th century)
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National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was formed.
(66) Similarly, Australian social reformer, Alice Henry, newly arrived in the United States in 1906 and speaking to the annual convention of NAWSA attributed Australia's spirit of progressivism--its advanced social legislation--to the fact of women voting.
The AWSA and the NWSA overcame their differences in 1890 and formed the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA).
MILLER NAWSA SUFFRAGE SCRAPBOOKS, 1897-1911, supra note 138, at 67, 67;
This stance reflects the League's origins in the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), as opposed to the decidedly feminist National Woman's Party (NWP).
Narrator B: The editorials upset Carrie Chapman Catt, an influential leader of the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA).
By virtue of sheer tenacity (or annoyance), they convince Catt (who, in pic's simplistic view, is more interested in running NAWSA as a ladies' social club than as an activist group) to allow them to take over the org's Washington, D.C.-based operations.
Though disgusted with the merger and increasingly marginalized by the younger, more conservative suffragists in the new National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA), Stanton remained to assist her dear friend Anthony with leadership of the newer, larger organization.
The National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA) was founded in 1890 by northern White women; however, "southern women were also vigorously courted by that group" (Giddings, 81), which demonstrated the growing race chauvinism of the late nineteenth century.
These honorary presidents included Carrie Chapman Catt, the long-time (including in 1920, when suffrage was achieved) president of National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA).
Anthony as President of the NAWSA. During her life, she published seven novels, two collections o f stories and essays, and hundreds of pieces of fiction.
(47.) Jane Addams, The Modern City and the Municipal Franchise for Women, Address Before the NAWSA Convention (Feb.