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  • Members Of The Wspu The Name Suffragettes
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    Women's Suffrage in 19th Century England Women's Suffrage in the right of women to share political privileges on equal terms with men, the right to vote in elections and referendums, and the right to hold public office. The women's suffrage was a worldwide issue that had begun a long time before the 19th century. The issues involving women's right to vote was aroused in 1839 when the American Missionary Association began to work to develop education opportunities for blacks and other minorities ...
  • American Woman Suffrage Association
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    After the Civil War many male abolitionists voiced fears that the demands of women suffragists might impede the campaign to gain voting rights for male ex-slaves. The issue came to a head in 1868, when the abolitionists pressed for a constitutional amendment including all Americans regardless of race, creed, or color. Suffragists argued that the proposed amendment made no mention of women. The abolitionists answered that the suffragists should hold onto their claims rather than endanger passage ...
  • Pankhurst's Tactics Of Militancy
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    How much credit does Emmeline Pankhurst deserve for the inclusion of women over 30 in the Representation of the Peoples Act, 1918? The organisation founded by Emmeline Pankhurst, The Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) relied on militant tactics to campaign for women's suffrage. Emmeline Pankhurst believed that previous peaceful methods of persuasion had failed to achieve results. Therefore she viewed a more aggressive form of campaigning as vital for change. The militant followers of this...
  • Favor Of Female Suffrage
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    A major political issue in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries was the "woman question". It was directed towards the rights of women, focusing on whether they should be allowed to vote or not. Those in favor of female suffrage wanted to break the chain of male supremacy, so women could advance in society. Those against female suffrage wanted women to keep their judgments within the confines of the home; because if they were given the right to vote, there would be total chaos. A common ideolog...
  • National Woman Suffrage Association
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    My name is Stephanie Lotz man and I am a very interested in gaining suffrage for woman. Suffrage is officially taken away from us in 1868, when the Fourteenth amendment defines "citizens" and "voters" as "male". This amendment gives all citizens protection by the constitution against unjust State laws. It also causes the Women's Rights Movement to be split into two factions. One is a more radical New York-based National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA). Lucy Stone, Henry Blackwell, and Julia Wa...
  • Equal Funding For Sports
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    Since the birth of the United States women have been discriminated against. Men looked upon them as someone to take care of the household chores, to take care of children, and to provide dinner after a long day of work. Obviously this type of stuff still goes on today with women, but not as bad as it was in colonial times or even if you go as far back as the 1900's. Now of days, in some situations, household roles have switched. Women have taken on careers and men stay home and play mom. In othe...
  • National Woman Suffrage Association
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    The women's suffrage movement lasted over 70 years, from the first formal women's convention in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York, to the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. Changing social conditions and the idea of equality for women led to the birth of the women's suffrage movement during the early 1800's. Women started to receive more education and to take part in reform movements, which involved them in politics. Women began to ask why they were not also allowed to...

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