This section is arranged so that, if you wish, you can read the currently available documents straight through in chronological order, in the manner of a history lesson. You also can find the documents indexed by author in that index.

Document 001:
1588 - Elizabeth I's speech "I have the Heart of a King."

Document 0011 et seq.:
1792 - A Vindication of the Rights of Women by Mary Wollstonecraft

Document 002:
1848 - Declaration of Sentiments: Report of The Woman's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls, N.Y.

Document 003:
1848 - Elizabeth Cady Stanton's keynote speech at the first Women's Rights Convention, Seneca Falls, NY.

Document 0031:
1856 - Lucy Stone's address and progress report to the seventh Women's Rights Convention, New York City.

Document 00311:
1873 - Susan B. Anthony: On Woman's Right to Suffrage Speech in support of suffrage.

Document 004:
1892 - Elizabeth Cady Stanton's The Solitude of Self  Immortal speech given before Congress and the American National Women's Association

Document 0041 et seq.:
1895 - Elizabeth Cady Stanton: The Women's Bible

Document 005:
1896 - Susan B. Anthony on The Woman's Bible Susan B. Anthony's address in 1896 to the National American Woman Suffrage Association meeting when a resolution was offered to repudiate Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Woman's Bible.

Document 006:
1904 - Declaration of Principles
In 1904, the Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association adopted this Declaration of Principles, sixty years after the initial Declaration of Sentiment adopted at Seneca Falls.

Document 0061:
1905 - Florence Kelley on Child Labor

Document 0062:
1906 - "The Colored Man's Paradise" Mary Church Terrell's speech on racial discrimination and segregation.

Document 0063:
1908 - Emma Goldman on Patriotism

Document 0064:
1912 - Mother Jones's speech to West Virginia Coal Miners

Document 00641:
1913 - Emmeline Pankhurst on suffrage

Document 0065:
1915 - What is a Republic by the Rev. Anna Howard Shaw

Document 007:
1918 - League of Women Voters Formed

Document 008 et seq.:
1918 - Marie Stopes's Married Love

Document 009:
1922 - Woman's Rights Party's Platform

Document 010, Part 1:
1922 - Re: Mrs. Frank Leslie's Will That Shocks the World by Giving $2 MILLION to GET Woman's Suffrage Approved. Part 2: How the Money was Spent; Part 3: A Snow of Publicity; Part 4: An Exact Accounting

Document 0101:
1940 - Eleanor Roosevelt's Civil Liberties Speech to A.C.L.U.

Document 0102:
1969 - Shirley Chisholm on the Equal Rights Amendment

Document 011:
1992 - A Woman's View: Dying of AIDS by Elizabeth Glaser

Document 012:
1993 - "What other judgment can I judge by but my own?" The question of freedom of conscience.

Document 013:
1995 - Donna Shalala's speech in Beijing, China at the World Health Organization conference as part of the Fourth U.N. Women's Conference.

Document 014:
1995 - Hillary Rodham Clinton's speech in Beijing, China at the World Health Organization conference as part of the Fourth U.N. Women's Conference.

Document 015:
1995 - Hillary Rodham Clinton's speech at the Fourth U.N. conference in Beijing, China, that contains one of the finest litanies regarding women's rights.

Document 016:
1995 - Rebels aren't always skinny little men wearing bandanas... by Irene Stuber

Document 017:
1998 - Hillary Rodham Clinton's speech at Seneca Falls

Document 018:
2001- Angela King's speech to the U.N. on women's issues



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