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    Suffragettes

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    Suffragettes In Great Britain, woman suffrage was first advocated by Mary Wollstonecraft in her book A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) and was demanded by the Chartist movement of the 1840s. The demand for woman suffrage was increasingly taken up by prominent liberal intellectuals in England from the 1850s on, notably by John Stuart Mill and his wife, Harriet. The first woman suffrage committee was formed in Manchester in 1865, and in 1867 Mill presented to Parliament this society's

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    Evaluate the tactics he suffragettes used to achieve equality for women in the early 20th century? The changing role of women at the turn of the century gave way for the suffragette moment to become prevelant throughout Europe. The suffragettes were known as a extremist political group. Unlike the peaceful, non violent suffragists, the suffragettes used violent extreme tactics to get their message across. Emily Davison was a pinnacle person in the movement as she died for what she believed in. World

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    The Role Of Suffragettes

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    Zealand and in Australia women acquired the rights, some women started violent methods in 1903 to draw attention in their fight. Suffragettes. At that time they were derided in newspapers and magazines. Suffragettes were known as ‘not womanly rebels who threw down a challenge their God these roles of mothers and daughters’ . This article will be focusing on suffragette contribute to

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    Work of the Suffragettes

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    Work of the Suffragettes Throughout time women have been thought of as second best to men. They haven’t been given equal opportunities or political rights. The first time a law was passed to try and make a change was in 1839, when a law was made saying that if a marriage broke down, and the parents separated, children less than seven years old should be looked after by their mother. Since then and 1891 more laws were passed giving women the rights to; divorce a husband who was cruel to them

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    The Suffragette Movement

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    factory workers. War was considered more important than anything else and gender did not matter. The campaign for women’s suffrage closed out aggressive activities and the suffragettes agreed to help with the war. Women’s suffrage was an issue during World War One, and this kept women from being able to vote. During 1914, The Suffragette Movement happened—this was when suffragists worked hard to convince men in the government to give women their voting rights (Stearman 10). James F. McMillan states in

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    The Methods of the Suffragists and Suffragettes The terms "Suffragist" and "Suffragette" began to be used when the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS) and the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) began to start fighting for the right of women to vote in general elections. Although the two sets of franchise fighters were fighting for the same cause, their methods of doing so were completely different. The Suffragists were peaceful, and were the original members of

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    The Work of Suffragists and Suffragettes In the early 1800's, very few people were allowed to vote. Unlike modern times voting was not seen as a 'human right'. Only the rich were allowed to vote, it was thought that if you owned property then you were 'respectable' and were sensible enough to use the vote properly. There was also a gender qualification, in which only men could vote. In 1832, 1867 and 1884, Electoral Reform Acts were passed which reduced the property qualification, increasing

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    Effectiveness of Suffragists and Suffragettes The suffragists and suffragettes campaigned for votes for women from 1906 to 1914. The suffragists campaigned politically, organising petitions, marches and meetings. The suffragettes were violent protesters, vandalising public property, private property, and men's affairs. But how effective were these campaigns, of violence and peace. The suffragist's greatest achievement was arguably the introduction of the conciliation bill. Whilst Asquith

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    In 1912 the suffragette movement was just starting to strengthen and gain some momentum. Source A was a poster created at this time which was aimed to promote the idea of women’s suffrage to more women and even men. This is done by using several techniques to show there reasons for women’s suffrage. To begin with the basis behind the poster is that women can have highly respected and well paid jobs like a nurse, mother, mayor, doctor or teacher and a factory hand and yet they are not deemed responsible

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    a transcript of an interview published in the BBC History magazine of February 2015. The interview concerns the Suffragettes helping get women the right to vote. Anita states that the government was not interested in giving women the right to vote. Anita commends the ‘very brave women’ indicating how hard the Suffragettes worked. Anita Anand has a lot of knowledge of the suffragettes as she has authored a book on the subject. It is an interview in the BBC History magazine so it is a very reliable

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