Women Votes for and against

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  • Women and The Vote
    • Arguments for women voting
      • women over the last century had gained many rights e.g education, married women had control over property and employment
      • the vote could get rid of inequalities
      • could improve men's moral behaviour towards women
      • other countries have given women the vote
      • Britain is not a true democracy until women have the vote
      • women pay taxes and rents along with men
    • Arguments against women voting
      • some women didn't want the vote
      • women and men have 'separate spheres
      • the idea that men are suited to the 'public sphere' therefore women shouldn't vote in elections
      • women are already represented by their husbands
      • it is dangerous to change a system that already works
      • women didn't fight for the country

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