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The Resource Great Speeches by American Women

Great Speeches by American Women

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Great Speeches by American Women
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Great Speeches by American Women
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From civil rights to the right to vote, women have spoken up and spoken out throughout American history. Brimming with great power and eloquence, here are twenty-one legendary speeches from the country's most inspirational female voices, including Jane Addams, Emma Goldman, and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Spanning the centuries from 1851 to 2007, these are the rousing words that continue to endure in our nation's consciousness.This distinguished collection includes these American women and their speeches: Sojourner Truth, "Ain't I a Woman?" 1851; Susan B. Anthony, "On Behalf of the Woman Suffrage Amendment," 1880; Margaret Sanger, "A Moral Necessity of Birth Control," 1921; Mary McLeod Bethune, "A Century of Progress of Negro Women," 1933; Eleanor Roosevelt, "On the Adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights," 1948; Shirley Chisholm, "People and Peace, Not Profits and War," 1969; Geraldine Ferraro, "Vice Presidential Nomination Acceptance Address," 1984; Gloria Steinem, "A Twenty-First Century Feminism," 2002; Nancy Pelosi, "Speech Upon Her Election as Speaker of the House," 2007, and many more unforgettable speeches by spirited and influential American women
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Daley, James
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  • Literary Criticism
  • Nonfiction
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Great Speeches by American Women
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OVERDRIVE:fc1a5590-5a20-4d46-9d82-5c8939ee2cee
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4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
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9780486115634
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optical disk
Label
Great Speeches by American Women
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:fc1a5590-5a20-4d46-9d82-5c8939ee2cee
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780486115634
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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