OCR: WW1 and Women's Vote

Some notes on how WW1 helped women to get the vote in 1918.

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World War I

How far did women's war efforts contribute to gaining the vote in 1918?

Women and the war




Woman postal worker

As men left their jobs and went overseas to fight in the war, suffragist and suffragette leaders
volunteered their members to take their place. At first, the…

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The pre-war political movement should get the credit.

Stressing the importance of women's war effort takes away from the impact which the pre-war
women's movement had made. This line of argument can be taken further - the war actually
delayed women receiving the franchise. Women's suffrage was on the verge…

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