Suffragettes Factfile- Votes for Women

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The WSPU( Women's Social and Political Union) was established in 1903 by Mrs Emmeline Pankhurst.

They were give the name 'suffragettes' by the Daily Mail.

Their main aims were to gain votes for women and to have social reform. They also wanted publicity

They liked to use militancy, violence and non- peaceful protests. They were arrested and


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