University of North Carolina Press
Exercising their Rights
Study reveals women's roles in reformIn her study of women's petitioning in the antebellum period, Susan Zske quotes Samuel Johnson: "This petitioning is a new mode of distressing government, and a mighty easy one." Indeed, Zske effectively portrays the ....
Palmer, Beverly Wilson
"Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 6
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol6/iss1/21