Womens suffrage Timeline

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Votes for Women Timeline
1839- The custody of children act
1857- Divorce Act
1864- Contagious diseases act (I)
1866- Contagious diseases act (II)
1867- Reform act (on enfranchisement)
1868- Lily Maxwell Vote's
1869- Contagious diseases act (III)
1870- Married women's property act
1882- Married women's property act
1883- The Primrose League set up
1884- The matrimonial causes act
1886- The guardianship of infants act
1886- The repeal of the contagious diseases acts
1887- The Women's Liberal Associations set up
1891- The Jackson marriage case
1898- The Women's Social and Political Union is set up
1903- Militancy begins (till 1914)
1905- Christabel Pankhurst and Annie Kenny are arrested
1905- The NUWSS hold the mud march- to gain attention
1906- Liberal's win the election
1908- Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister
1908- Suffragettes placed in second divisions- had the status of a criminal
1908- Women's Sunday ­ Hyde park ­ 21st June
1909- government windows smashed
1909- Marion Wallace Dunlop goes on the first hunger strike

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First conciliation bill
1910- Black Friday
1911- Second conciliation bill
1911- WSPU used arson, bombing and destruction of property
1912- Third conciliation bill
1913- The prisoners temporary discharge for ill-health act AKA the cat and mouse act
1913- The Derby- Emily Davison dies
1914- World War one begins (till 1918)
1914- The militancy of the WSPU ends, and they begin to focus on the war…read more


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