Rebellious Times

Voyages through a time of great social upheaval. Gripping stories of personal battles, crushing defeats, and incredible triumphs.

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Before Hillary Clinton, before women could vote, there was Victoria Woodhull. Born into poverty, abused by her family, sold into marriage, Victoria became the...

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Eleanor Roosevelt. Harriet Tubman. Amelia Earhart. Even British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. All of these women have been suggested either in polls or by...

Just as we see the Republicans trying to distance themselves from successful businessman, self-proclaimed Presidential candidate Donald Trump; suffragists, including Susan B. Anthony, tried...

No, it 's not a trick question.  What year did it happen?  Let's just say that your grandmother probably didn't know of her.

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Victoria Woodhull, the outspoken and shunned feminist of the 19th century has something in common with Santa Claus-- both had their reputations affected by...

A Civil War hero, James Blood took five bullets from the Confederates while leading his men to victory in the battle of Vicksburg. Having lost...

Beecher campaigns against Victoria Woodhull’s radical social equality ideas until his own affair is exposed.  His life, career, and reputation are on the verge...

In the 1870s, media was just starting to become powerful, and pictures were more powerful than words. And one cartoonist, Thomas Nast, was the...

The defining undercurrent of conflict within the woman’s movement was established early in its birth; it was the great rivalry between Susan B. Anthony...

George Francis Train (1829-1904) was a man of many titles. He was the "clipper ship" king, having organized the clipper slip line that sailed...