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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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The Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States

Rebecca J. Mead.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Legal and Constitutional History; Political History; US Cultural History; American Women's History. 11570 words.

Woman suffragists in the United States engaged in a sustained, difficult, and multigenerational struggle: seventy-two years elapsed between the Seneca Falls convention (1848) and the...

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The politics of slavery: prelude to the Civil War, 1844–60

Donald T. Critchlow.

in American Political History

December 2014; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political History; US Social History; Regional Political Studies. 4158 words.

In the ten years following the 1844 election the entire political landscape changed, including the demise of the Whig party and the rise of a powerful new northern party, the Republican...

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