Topics: Hunger strike, President of the United States, Protest Pages: 2 (307 words) Published: January 15, 2014

1.) Lucy Burns – The movie accurately portrayed Lucy Burns. For example, she was imprisoned for her silent protest which happened both in the movie and in real life.

Carrie Catt – Carrie Catt’s’ character did not accurately portrayed her in the movie. For example, her character was portrayed as an antagonist in the film but that was not the case in real life.

Alice Paul – the movie accurately portrayed Alice Paul. For example, Alice broke away from the National American Women’s Suffrage Association in 1916 and created the National Women’s Party.

Woodrow Wilson – The president had never said anything about which sides he was on so therefore, there is no prove of whether this is valid or not.

2.) In 1916, Alice Paul did break away from the National American Women’s Suffrage Association. She and other women’s were arrested for obstructing traffic. While Alice Paul was on hunger strike, she was force fed and the processes made her throw up.

3.) In the movie while Alice Paul was with Inez, she was drinking alcohol which was not true in real life because she was not an alcoholic and she was also a Quaker. Alice and Lucy were never arrested before in England for silent protest except in front of the white house in America.

4.) She was engaged in one in London as well as one in France.

5.) The scenes in the movie were almost all true and had a lot of details and descriptions. This movie did a great job of persuading and describing the drama and excitement during this time period.

6.) There are many women’s suffrage groups today but none of them were ever bigger than the one that Alice Paul was in. For example, these groups today protests against labor laws by using hunger strike. Hunger strikes are commonly used in the Guantanamo bay today.
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