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    controversial‚ female figures of all time in British political history’1‚ yet her story is more complex and Emmeline’s contribution and significance to the suffrage movement have undergone a great deal of debate. While some praise her‚ others viewed the suffragette movement as ‘damaging to the cause of universal suffrage and criticised it for giving the government an excuse to deny women the vote’2. She was certainly a figurehead for the Women’s Social and Political Union and the sources I have researched

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  • The Suffragettes

    the rights. Now some people may argue that it was the rioting and campaigning of the Suffragettes that made the government give women the rights to vote‚ however the real reason was the hard work women had shown they were capable of during World War One. In 1906‚ the Daily Mail named the women who fought to try and get the vote for women‚ ‘The Suffragettes’ and they stuck with it. The main thing the Suffragettes did to make the government give in was violence. They started off by having marches through

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    order to enjoy the privilege as they live however it is quite arguable that they were one of the reasons why it took so long for women to gain suffrage. The two campaigns had their mind set on one goal yet had different methods of achieving it. The suffragettes used a series of militant methods as a way of intimidating the government into giving them what they want‚ yet these methods of militancy provided a different result to what was needed for them to gain suffrage they were despised by many MP’s as

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  • The Suffragettes

    The Suffragettes in Cornwall * Green for hope‚ white for purity and purple for purity - in other words Green‚ White‚ Violet - Give Women the Vote. The Suffragettes were part of the women’s suffrage movements of the late 19th and early 20th century. For Victorian women‚ the inability to vote meant that they had very few rights and their disenfranchised status had become a symbol of civil inequality. The Suffragettes are not to be confused with the suffragists who were a more peaceful

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  • George Dangerfield Suffragette

    historians have seldom been able to free themselves”. Attesting the Suffragette Movement as a major cause for the downfall of the Liberal Party in 1924‚ Dangerfield presents a distorted view of the past through the shrewd lens of comedy. Coupled with his persuasive writing‚ Dangerfield fabricates a fictitious narrative‚ as he labels the Pankhurst’s as “actors” in his grand “drama”. Such a blatant dismissal of the Suffragettes as mere blimps on the historical radar was standard within the androcentric

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  • Suffragettes Dbq

    The suffragettes went with the motto “Deeds not words”. The suffragettes where seen by some to be the most important factor as they brought the issue to a national audience through the media. The suffragettes participated in many events in which to gain publicity. One example was the suffragettes chained themselves to fences outside parliament‚ this showed people that the suffragettes where not backing down on their cause and also changed the views of men showing that they were mentally‚ physicsally

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  • Suffragettes Tactics

    The suffragettes are well known for their acts of violence. They would damage property as a way off demanding for women’s suffrage. A tactic that the suffragettes were known for was their violent acts and property damage. In November 1911 when Asquith replaced the conciliation bill with a measure to enfranchise the last of the male population. “Furious that their bill was torpedoed the suffragettes smashed windows in protest” (Raeburn‚1975‚ P.53). This was a tactic that people recognised the suffragettes

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  • 19th Century Suffragettes

    19th amendment‚ protests and demonstrations by suffragettes were common. One of the best examples of effective protesting were the Silent Sentinels lead by Alice Paul‚ a prominent suffragette. These women protested outside of the White House for two and a half years until the 19th amendment was passed. This was not the only protest that helped the cause. Many women were imprisoned for the demonstrations so they took their ideals to prison. Suffragettes would

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  • Describe the Ways in Which the Methods of the Suffragists and the Suffragettes Were Different

    In this essay I will be describing the different methods which both the suffragists (the NUWSS) and the suffragettes (the WSPU) used during their suffrage campaigns. I will also be describing how successful they were in these methods and if they weren’t successful‚ what went wrong for them. I shall begin by describing the NUWSS. The NUWSS (the National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies) was formed in 1897 and was led by Millicent Fawcett. They were the first of the two organizations to begin

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  • Suffragettes: How British Women Won Their Right to Vote

    The steady pressure by the moderate suffragists was the most important reason for the achievement of votes for women by 1918.How accurate is this view? The 19th and 20th century were times of progressive change for the British society. With the beginning of industrialisation and the increasing literation of the common folk it was clear that demands for more democracy would be made. For men changed would happen faster since naturally men were the superior gender and were regarded as a reliable

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