Reasons for not allowing women the vote

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  • Reasons for NOT allowing women the vote
    • Separate spheres
    • Approx. 35% of men did not have the vote yet
    • Other more important issues in Parliament
    • No women in Parliament
    • The 'Wealth' qualification
    • Private Members' Bill Problem
    • Non-Prioritisation
    • Suffragist split
    • Female opposition (Q.V)
    • Constitutional approach easily ignored
    • Liberal leadership opposed (Gladstone, also PM)
    • Conservative backbench opposed
    • Church influenced country - opposed
    • 'Two votes' argument
    • Lots of massive change already, why more?


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