The 1911 California woman suffrage campaign effectively revolutionized the ways women fought for the right to vote in the midst of the nationwide lull in suffrage campaigning, otherwise known as the "doldrums." Operating within respectable notions of femininity, California suffragists created a successful cross-cultural mass campaign to achieve their political goals in 1911. The decentralized nature of the 1911 campaign allowed for greater flexibility of tactics and ideology, ultimately allowing California suffragists to frame suffrage in economically, politically, and socially attractive terms.



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