Tuesday, February 5, 2019

The Suffragete Movement :: Papers

The Suffragete bm In Britain only two thirds of the male population were everyowed to vote, these did non include, men who did not own property or pay at least 10 per year in rent, servants who lived with their employers, criminals and lunatics. Women could not vote at all. In 1906 The Suffragete Movement was used to describe women campaigning for the right to vote, Emmiline Pankhurst was one of the first leaders of the Suffragete endeavour. The fight for the right for women to vote was a violent revolution for the rights of all men and all women to be treated equally this was led by Emmiline Pankhurst and her fellow Suffragettes. On 19th May 1905, 10 women went to speak to the crown Minister. One of those women was Emily Davies, who was 76 years old. It was Emily who handed the first womens balloting petition to the Prime Minister. In return all they received was round advice about being patient. This was not the result they wanted. They wanted to be interestn seriously. In 1906, Christobel Pankhurst and her colleague attended a meeting held by Sir Edward Grey, a leading Liberal. There they assaulted a policeman, were arrested and sentenced to seven days in jail or pay a fine They could have gainful the fine and gone home. Annie Kenney refused to pay the fine, as far as she and the movement was concerned it was prison or votes for women. As time went by on that point were more arrests and imprisonment for members of the Suffragettes. They shouted down Ministers, protested in parliament and on the streets, but women were still refused the right to vote. In 1908, Miss Nell chained herself to the railings external the Prime Ministers front door. She did this for lots of reasons the Cabinet was in session so they would hear her speech, and so would the crowd outside. Furthermore it would take the police a long time to unchain her. Nurse Oliva metalworker who followed her example and chained h erself to

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