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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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Ignis Fatuus

Ignis Fatuus

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(p.175) 12 Ignis Fatuus
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A Simple Justice
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Melanie Beals Goan

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813180175.003.0013

Returning to the opening scene of the book, this chapter explains the factors that led Laura Clay to resign from KERA and to oppose ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment. By 1916, the National American Woman Suffrage Association had endorsed Carrie Chapman Catt's “Winning Plan,” pledging to pursue a federal amendment as its key goal and demanding that states shelve their own plans in favor of national goals. Clay lined up with many southern “states' rights suffragists” such as Kate Gordon and continued to advocate for a state route to the ballot.

Keywords:   Ollie James, Laura Clay, Kate Gordon, "States' rights suffrage", Nineteenth Amendment, Carrie Chapman Catt, "Winning Plan"

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