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By Mary Ellen Snodgrass

This A-to-Z compendium explores greater than one hundred fifty American girls activists from colonial instances to the current, interpreting their backgrounds and the point of interest in their activism, and gives 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 terrible, disenfranchised, undereducated, and underemployed females

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

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

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