- How many of the reasons presented in this publication have to do with taxes or improving public welfare? Why would those issues be strong arguments for supporting women’s suffrage?
- The last part of President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Gettysburg Address is: "... that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." Why would the National American Woman Suffrage Association use that famous text? In what ways is the struggle for women's suffrage similar to and different from African-American suffrage and American-Indian suffrage?
"Votes For Women! The Woman's Reason...," National American Woman Suffrage Association, New York, 1912. Courtesy of Library of Congress