Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Fighting ChanceThe Struggle over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Faye E. Dudden

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199772636

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772636.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (oxford.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use.date: 27 June 2022

The “Negro's Hour”

The “Negro's Hour”

Chapter:
(p.61) 3 The “Negro's Hour”
Source:
Fighting Chance
Author(s):

Faye E. Dudden

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772636.003.0004

This chapter focuses on the dispute between women's rights activists, led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, and Wendell Phillips over what he called “Negro's hour” in the years after the Civil War. It first considers the abolition of slavery by virtue of the Thirteenth Amendment before turning to Stanton and Anthony and their belief that black suffrage would help bring about woman suffrage. It then examines Phillips's argument that simultaneous campaigning for woman suffrage would harm black men's chances. It also discusses the decision by Stanton and Anthony to create a new organization devoted to the simultaneous agitation of black and women's rights, the American Equal Rights Association, with the support of Frederick Douglass. The chapter concludes by assessing Stanton and Anthony's opposition to the Fourteenth Amendment.

Keywords:   women's rights, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, Wendell Phillips, slavery, black suffrage, woman suffrage, American Equal Rights Association, Frederick Douglass, Fourteenth Amendment

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .