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    A lot of women from history have a great influence on our lives today. Two of these women were Emmeline Pankhurst and Rosa Parks. They both stood up for themselves and their cause no matter how hard it got for them. They faced numerous struggles along the way but that didn’t stop them, in fact, it made them even stronger. They both accomplished magnificent things during their lifetime and they are still remembered for those things. Although they are both similar in that they fought for what they

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    the suffrage movement’s inability to demonstrate to politicians why women deserved the vote could attribute to the lack of success in achieving the aims of female enfranchisement. The Women’s Social and Political Union was formed in 1903 by Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters Christabel and Sylvia. The WSPU took a far more radical approach to gaining female enfranchisement. Their militant tactics such as shouting in parliament and smashing windows brought the issue right to the forefront of British

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    The lack of success of the movements for women’s suffrage in achieving their aims by 1918 cannot be held accountable to solely one reason due to the abundance of causes for this. Voting, however, was not the only area where women were subjected to inequitable treatment: in1850 women were regarded as second class citizens. It was common belief that their brain was smaller than their male peers and they were therefore provided with very little or no form of education which, consequentially, meant that

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    to London. Both of these activities failed to make any front pages of any newspapers. As well as that, the women of the WSPU would also attend and organise small meetings. The suffragettes thought they had struck gold when their leader, Emily Pankhurst had agreed a verbal deal with the leader of the Liberals, David Lloyd George. He had promised to give women the vote if the women would help promote the Liberals. Unfortunately, this deal was not written down and when the Liberals came to power;

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    Campaign for Women's Suffrage A campaign for women’s suffrage developed in the years after 1870 due to socio-economic and political reasons. The transformation of Britain into an industrialised nation prompted a change in the way gender roles were perceived; separate gender spheres in business, politics and the home were accentuated. Although a woman’s role was still thought to be in the home, they had complete control over all domestic affairs, and began to acknowledge the need to exert

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    The Suffragete Movement

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    Women could not vote at all. In 1906 The Suffragete Movement was used to describe women campaigning for the right to vote, Emmiline Pankhurst was one of the first leaders of the Suffragete movement. The fight for the right for women to vote was a violent revolution for the rights of all men and all women to be treated equally this was led by Emmiline Pankhurst and her fellow Suffragettes. On 19th May 1905, 10 women went to speak to the Prime Minister. One of those women was Emily Davies

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    How and Why Women Got the Right to Vote in Britain In 1906 the Liberal Government swept the opposition to one side as they moved into power in a landslide victory at the general election. This gave birth to a new dawn of hope to women the length and breadth of the country as the new Prime Minister, Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman, was in support of the vote for women. Two years later this bright horizon was clouded as Bannerman steps down from the spotlight to make way for Herbert Asquith,

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    A Comparison of the Methods of the Suffragists and the Suffragettes There were two main groups in Britain during the early 20th century who were both fighting for the same cause, women’s suffrage. Although in the end they both wanted the same outcome, they went about trying to win the vote in completely different ways. the first group to be established lead by Millicent Fawcett were the suffragists, they were made up of mainly middle class well educated women, and the suffragists believed

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    Why Women Failed to Get the Vote Before 1914 In this question I am going to highlight all the key points and sources of women failing to gain the vote before 1914. Votes for women were always a relatively low priority. Parliaments before the Great-war were composed entirely of men and concentrated more on the Irish home rule, serious industrial issues and threats from Germany. As the outbreak of war begun in 1914, women dropped their fight for the vote and concentrated more on the war

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    The Changing Role and Status of Women in Britain Since 1900 1. Before 1900, women had generally stayed in the home. From the Middle Ages to 17th Century, they had been involved in cottage industries like making gloves. Early in the industrialisation period, women were sent down coalmines, because they cost less, but later on when rules and regulations were set over hours and safety, women were pushed back into the home because men could work harder for longer hours. Around the end of the

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