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By Neil A. Hamilton

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ISBN-10: 1438108087

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Anthony remained defiant. At her sentencing, when Judge Hunt asked her whether she had anything to say, she launched into a long statement. The judge interrupted her several times, ordering her to sit down, but she refused. ” Judge Hunt fined Anthony $100. She said she would never pay it, and she never did. Anthony continued to fight for women’s rights, and from 1892 until 1900 she served as president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, formed after the NWSA and AWSA merged. She died on March 13, 1906.

The following year Pictou joined a protest organized by the American Indian Movement (AIM) at the Mayflower II, a replica of the original Mayflower, which had carried the Pilgrims to Plymouth Bay. AIM, founded in 1968 to fight for Native American rights, wanted to expose injustices toward Indians, including the biased stories in history books that ignored the depredations committed by white settlers against tribes in early America. Also in 1970, Pictou joined Teaching and Research in Bicultural Education (TRIBE) at Acadia National Park in Maine, where she instructed Indians in arts, crafts, and music.

Randall, Mercedes M. Improper Bostonian: Emily Greene Balch, Nobel Peace Laureate, 1946. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1964. Baldwin, Roger Nash In 1916 Balch took a leave of absence from Wellesley to join the International Committee on Mediation established by Henry Ford. At the same time, she served on the Committee on Constructive Peace and opposed war reparations, while supporting international control over colonies. Shortly after the United States entered World War I, Balch’s affiliation with the American Union against Militarism and the Women’s Peace Party, labeled by many as extreme for their antiwar stands, caused Wellesley in 1919 to dismiss her.

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