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Glossary
(Possible Key Words/Phrases/Names that may come up during this course)

Age of consent - The age at which it is legal to have sexual relations with another person.

Agricultural gangs - Groups of…

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Coalition Government - A government made up two or more political parties.

Communist - A member of the Communist Party. Communists believe that existing society
should be replaced by a society in which everyone…

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Emily Davison - A member of the WSPU.

Emmeline Pankhurst - The leader of the WSPU. Her daughters Christabel, Sylvia and Adela
also played leading roles in the organisation.

Empire - A group of…

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Laid off - Made redundant.

Law Amendment Society - A Society established to campaign for legal equality for men
and women.

Liberal - A member of the Liberal Party.

Liberal Arts - Non-vocational subjects…

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Profession - A job requiring specialist training. For example, medicine, law and teaching.

Prostitute - A person who exchanges sexual favours for money.

Ramsey MacDonald ­ Leader of the Labour Party and British Prime…

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William Gladstone - A Liberal politician. Served as British Prime Minister on four occasions;
1868-1874, 1880-1885, February-July 1886 and 1892-1894.

Winston Churchill - A Liberal politician and journalist. Later, he joined the Conservative
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