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A Simple JusticeKentucky Women Fight for the Vote$
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Melanie Beals Goan

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813180175

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2021

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813180175.001.0001

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Woman Triumphant

Woman Triumphant

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(p.54) 4 Woman Triumphant
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A Simple Justice
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Melanie Beals Goan

Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813180175.003.0005

This chapter discusses women's political awakening in the 1890s and their attempts to fight back against a permissive male sexual culture. It traces W. C. P. Breckinridge's sex scandal and women's subsequent attempts to defeat his bid for reelection. It also describes Lexington women's efforts to place a statue in the Courthouse celebrating women's values and African American women's efforts to defeat a separate coach law.

Keywords:   W.C.P. Breckinridge scandal, "Woman Triumphant", Separate Coach Law Movement, Ida Withers Harrison, Sexual double standard, Age of consent laws

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