female suffrage


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female suffrage

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US another name for women's suffrage
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The battle for female suffrage was won by 1,300 militants who waged a civil disobedience campaign and the hundreds jailed for arson gn n and criminal damage.
She is currently completing her third history of women's suffrage in the United States, about the American women's campaigns for female suffrage 150 years ago.
Advocates of female suffrage had argued for years that because women were subject to the same laws as men and had to pay the same taxes they should not be denied a say on how these were created.
A major national commemoration is planned, backed by Parliament, but the University of Huddersfield is determined to ensure that its district's role in the long campaign for female suffrage also receives full recognition.
Twice in 1917, the Jews voted again, this time with female suffrage, but we still lack data on a very significant chunk of the Jewish population.
And dogged campaigning played its part, giving us child labour laws, the abolitionist movement and female suffrage.
Emmeline Escot strains to escape the expectations and regulations that govern the life of an eighteen-year-old woman of a certain class in a world where female suffrage is just becoming a hotbed political issue.
In the 1930s, as anticlericals warned that female suffrage would allow credulous and weak-minded women to elect the Church into power, Archbishop O'Doherty declared himself in favor of women's right to vote.
The stories woven through Maiden Voyage embrace the forming of Australia as an island continent, convicts and prostitutes, free settlers, currency born, the fight for female suffrage, English migration between the two world wars, survival in the outback, the cultural drain, the Vietnam war, GDP and what is valued.
It was the first time a national party platform called for female suffrage.
Meryl Streep plays Emmeline Pankhurst, who, after years of fruitless peaceful campaigning for female suffrage, founded the Women's Social and Political Union in 1903, an organisation dedicated to "deeds, not words".