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.
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