Vote! (Digital Audiobook)

Women's Fight for Access to the Ballot Box

By Coral Celeste Frazer, Anne Cross (Narrator)

Publication Date: January 19, 2020

Description

August 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which prohibited states and the US government from denying citizens the right to vote on the basis of sex. This book reveals how the seventy-year-long fight for women's suffrage was hard-won by leaders such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Alice Paul, Carrie Chapman Catt, and others. It demonstrates how their success led to the civil rights and feminist movements of the mid- and late- twentieth century, as well as today's #MeToo, #YesAllWomen, and Black Lives Matter movements. In the face of voter ID laws, voter purges, gerrymandering, and other restrictions, Americans continue to fight for equality in voting rights.



About the Author

Coral Celeste Frazer has a master's degree in sociology from Princeton University and a long-standing interest in issues of inequality, collective action, and social justice. She writes nonfiction and fiction for teens and adults. Her young-adult title Economic Inequality garnered starred reviews from Booklist and Kirkus Reviews. She lives with her husband and son in Norwich, England. To learn more, visit coralcelestefrazer.com.