Essays Tagged: "Suffragette"

Suffragettes - Brief Notes

♀The SuffragettesIt was important for women to get the vote because then they could change the laws that ... ng the country?!6.Women were the weaker sex, and only men could go to war. (The bastards)* The anti-suffragettes pointed to suffragette violence to support their argument. The fact that suffragettes s ... 73. Mrs Millicent Garret Fawcett was the main leaderTHE SUFFRAGETTTES VIOLENT!2dramatic examples of suffragette action1. Emily Davidson - Jumped in front or the Kings horse at Derby, and killed hersel ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Lord of the Flies" by William Golding.

Grammar School and at Brasenose College, Oxford. His father was a schoolmaster and his mother was a suffragette. He was brought up to be a scientist, but revolted. After two years at Oxford he read En ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

Louisa May Alcott

athers FriendsIV : Writings1. How she got started2. Short Stories3. NovelsV : Conclusion1. Legacy2. SuffragetteLouisa May Alcott was one of the most famous authors of her time. She was also very inter ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


t had taken them nearly forty years. They were given the right to vote after more than one thousand Suffragettes had been jailed in pursuit of their just cause. They had suffered hard labour and the h ... e, and to be treated as equals. Several days after the start of the First World War, all the Suffragettes who were prisoners, were unconditionally released. Emmiline Pankhurst suspended all mil ...

(7 pages) 108 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Women in the Wars

e to changing attitudes to women in British society, and fierce campaigning from groups such as the Suffragettes, women over thirty were given the vote after the First World War. However, many importa ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

British women 1700-2000

ory/society_culture/women/launch_gms_victorian_women.shtml)The emancipation of women began with the suffragette movement. Women were tired of being treated literally as slaves. The first suffragette-m ... its soft way of dealing with things. Therefore, in 1903, they decided to take a harder line and the Suffragette movement or "Women's Social and Political Union" was started by Emmeline Pankhurst. Some ...

(4 pages) 58 0 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Who do you think was the most interesting figure (male or female) in the British women's suffrage movement 1866-1914 and why?

and immediately spring to mind when the discussion of women's suffrage arises. Another is the first suffragette martyr, Emily Wilding Davidson, who went to the Derby, rushed out on to the racecourse, ...

(8 pages) 46 0 2.5 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"What effect did the 1914-18 War have upon the role and status of women?"

Pankhurst and her fellow WSPU's (Women'sSocial and Political Union) or as the media called them, theSuffragettes. They had a different approach, they used more violenttactics. They began in 1905 by di ... Derby, being trampled todeath. She was trying to stick a rosette on the horse in the coloursof the Suffragettes, purple, white and green. She died a martyr andher funeral attracted much attention for ...

(18 pages) 57 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Women's Liberation Movement

"Analise, discuss and evaluate the nature of the women's liberation/ suffragette movement in the 20th century. To what extend was it successful in achieving its aims? Wh ... om the first Women's Rights Convention at Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848. There was also a special suffragette movement, set up by Emmeline Pankhurst. She was very devoted and passionate towards 'the ... 's struggle, and was not afraid of vocalizing opinions and using bold methods to achieve her goal." Suffragettes aimed to reveal the institutional sexism in British society. They're organization was c ...

(4 pages) 62 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Edexcel history coursework-votes for women assignment one

n other countries part of the British Empire.There were many differences between the methods of the suffragettes and suffragists in getting votes for women.The Suffragists and Suffragettes were two gr ... suffragists were generally peaceful, non violent and preferred peaceful persuasion, by contrast the suffragettes however were violent, did illegal acts and very confrontational.The Suffragists often h ...

(6 pages) 8 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Edexcel history coursework-Votes for women assignment 2

1. Study Source A. What can you learn from Source A about the reasons given by the Suffragettes for demanding votes for women?From source A we learn a few things on why the Suffragett ... because they were men.Many women felt unfairly treated due to this, especially the women within the Suffragette movement, and so this unfair feeling is one of the reasons that a large campaign was put ... feeling is one of the reasons that a large campaign was put about in getting votes for women by the Suffragettes as seen through the source.Also from Source A I can infer that Suffragettes were also f ...

(9 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Anatomy is Destiny;"Men and Women are Limited by their Biological Differences and the Social and Economic Divisions Between them are Necessary." An enquiry into British society as a Patriacrhy

ovements are split by a gap of 50 years. The first breakthrough came after the First World War; the suffragettes had been campaigning for the vote before the war and when it broke out in 1914, most pe ... to a halt, more and more women were drafted in to replace the dwindling supply of men. Although the suffragette effort was by no means over, Britain was united in the war effort and all those women th ...

(10 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


and dignity and the welfare of women above all such considerations." - this is saying how that the suffragettes, were never going to give up for their fight for the vote, and stating that if men don' ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth