Did the Violent Methods of the Suffragettes help towards gaining the Vote?

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Did the Violent Methods of the
Suffragettes help towards gaining
the Vote?
Yes No
Female Suffrage became Violence played into the
front page news government's hands
Due to much publicity the Government could be seen as
issue wouldn't go away giving in to violence if allow the
vote
The idea of women voting It turned moderate MPs against
was no longer a strange idea the idea of women's vote
Asquith was already firmly Women were seen as not
against the vote so violent responsible enough for the vote
methods wouldn't make a
difference to him
1913-1914: NUWSS (Suffragists)
popularity was growing at the
expense of the WSPU
(Suffragettes)

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