women's suffrage


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women's suffrage

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the right of women to vote. See also suffragette
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He says the most horrid things about women's suffrage so nicely, and when I said I believed in equality he just folded his arms and gave me such a setting down as I've never had.
She had taken her degree in geology and mineralogy in the University of London, and while working upon the auriferous rocks of North Wales, after a brief holiday spent in agitating for women's suffrage, she had been struck by the possibility of these reefs cropping up again under the water.
At first glance, better roads and women's suffrage would seem to have nothing to do with each other.
Author Carole O'Connor, from Kinbuck, with her book on women's suffrage
The document and other historical records on loan from the Pennsylvania State Archives will be available for public viewing during a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Legislature's vote for women's suffrage. Those attending are encouraged to wear suffragist white.
GOOGLING A RUNNER Millicent Fawcett 5.50 Newbury Millicent Fawcett was a British activist and political leader who is best known for her campaign for women's suffrage. Born in June 1847 to an entrepreneur, she began her career at the age of 22 at the first women's suffrage meeting.
While the topic of women's suffrage and the events leading up to the passage of the 19th Amendment and its ratification can touch upon the six foundations and complete framework of AASL standards, shared foundation IV--"Curate"--provides specific, concrete examples of how to integrate fiction, nonfiction, and web-based materials into instruction.
This accessible yet detailed historical study chronicles the fight for women's suffrage in Quebec, from 1791, when some women in Lower Canada were granted the franchise, through 1849, when women's right to vote in Quebec was taken away, through 1940, when women regained the right to vote in Quebec.
The contributors also explore the reasons why certain events and leaders of the suffrage movement have been remembered over others, the obstacles that black women faced when organizing with white suffragists and the subsequent founding of black women's suffrage groups, the foundations of the violent antisuffrage movement, and the ways suffragists held up American women physicians who served in France during World War I as exemplary citizens, deserving the right to vote.
Documents, images, and video and audio recordings will trace the movement leading to the women's rights convention at Seneca Falls, N.Y., the contributions of suffragists who worked to persuade women that they deserved the same rights as men, the divergent political strategies and internal divisions they overcame, the push for a Federal women's suffrage amendment, and the legacy of this movement.
Laura was a force of nature - not just an acclaimed gardener achieving the prestigious RHS Victoria Medal of Honour but a formidable businesswoman, political campaigner and founder of the Liberal Women's Suffrage Union.
To explain this historical lapse into having been a forgotten voice in the women's suffrage movement, librarian and author Angelica Shirley Carpenter explores Gage's life in the pages of "Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist", including her rise and fall within the movement she helped build.

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