Essays Tagged: "Nellie McClung"

Nellie McClung

        Helen 'Nellie' Laetitia Mooney was born October 20, 1873 in a log cabin on Garafraxa Road, two kilometers f ... o. She and her family moved to Manitoba when she was six years old.        One of Nellie's best influences was her mother. Her family's influence was no doubt the reason she became ... the right to an education, and her whole family encouraged her to learn all she could. (9, Wright) Nellie at age ten, went to school at Northfield School. This is where her education started....

(6 pages) 41 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Emily Murphy essay about her contributions to the Canadian "Person's Case" in which Women fought for civil rights and equality among men.

the cause of woman kind these five outstanding pioneer women [Henrietta Muir Edwards, Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, and Irene Parlby] caused steps to be taken resulting in the recogni ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Women During the 1920s.

Agnes Macphail were all in the "persons case" to make women's rights become equalized.Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Henrietta Edwards, Irene Parlby and Louise McKinney were five Alberta reformers, als ...

(3 pages) 71 3 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The 1920s n Canada and whether or not Canada Echoed the US in the Twenties.

rage, and in 1929 they were finally considered as persons thanks to the famous five, which included Nellie McClung, Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise McKinney, and Irene Parlby. As well as ...

(2 pages) 45 1 4.6 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How five women, Nellie McClung, Emily Murphy, Iriene Parlby, Louise McKinney and Henrietta Edwards fight for their rights as citizens.

fewer right for women because they were not considered persons. No one knew this until five women, Nellie McClung, Emily Murphy, Iriene Parlby, Louise McKinney and Henrietta Edwards, brought to the a ... ple (mainly women) to stand forward and fight the courts of Canada. Her first choice was her friend Nellie McClung who was a dedicated worker on human rights. After her she choice the three other wome ...

(3 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

The Roaring 20's

ate. The 20's saw many great turn arounds for women, as the boldness of women like Emily Murphy and Nellie McClung encouraged increasing women in the workplace. Non-conformist women known as flappers ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Women's rights and how several women in the 1920's who have change the future for all women. Women used to not be able to wote, they werent considered a "person", and were only housewives..

f several leaders who challenged the legal restrictions that limited woman's rights in this country.Nellie McClung was an active fighter for women rights in Canada during the 1920's. After McClung's e ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Women Taking Action

radical women (America's Decades: The 1900s 253).During the 1920s Emily Murphy, Agnes Macphail, and Nellie McClung worked to be to gain independence and equality for women. Emily Murphy was the first ... ed for prison reform, pensions, better health services, and legislation that would service farmers. Nellie McClung was an active fighter for women equal rights in Canada during the 1920s. She began to ...

(6 pages) 118 1 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Equality With Men

sented in politics and were still not socially equal to their husbands or male co-workers. In fact, Nellie McClung, after learning that women could be appointed to the Senate, stated, "now that we are ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Women Taking Action"

roles taken by these radical women (Immell 253).During the 1920s Emily Murphy, Agnes Macphail, and Nellie McClung worked to gain independence and equality for women as well. Emily Murphy became a suc ... ed for prison reform, pensions, better health services, and legislation that would service farmers. Nellie McClung was an active fighter for women equal rights in Canada during the 1920s. She began to ...

(6 pages) 56 2 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Women in the world

persons" includedwomen. That was the 18th of October, 1929.The famous five women are: Irene Perlby, Nellie McClung, Henrietta MuirEdwards, Louise McKinney, and Emily Murphy. These women have fought a ...

(2 pages) 17 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Henrietta edwards

et the other four women involved in Alberta's "Famous Five Women". The group included Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby and Louise McKinny. With their help Mrs. Edwards began her fight to cha ... y began by getting the right and the ability to vote. Once they achieved this new Democratic power, Nellie McClung called a meeting on how they could best use it. They decided on the formation of a Pr ...

(2 pages) 2117 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies