Why Did Colorado Suffragists Succeed in Winning the
Right to Vote in 1893 and Not in 1873?

Endnotes

Introduction

1. Suzanne M. Marilley, Woman Suffrage and the Origins of Liberal Feminism in the United States, 1820-1920 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1996), p. 83.
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2. Carolyn Stefanco, "Networking on the Frontier: The Colorado Woman's Suffrage Movement, 1876-1893," in The Women's West, eds. Susan Armitage and Elizabeth Jameson (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1987), pp. 265-76.
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3. Carolyn Stefanco, "Harvest of Discontent: The Depression of 1893 and the Women's Vote," Colorado Heritage, 13 (Spring 1993), pp. 16-21; quote from p. 19.
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4. This draws upon historian Aileen Kraditor's analysis of suffrage arguments, but revises her terms, using the equality argument instead of the "argument from justice" and a difference argument rather than the "argument from expediency." See Aileen S. Kraditor, The Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement, 1890-1920, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1965; New York: W.W. Norton, 1981).
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