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These cards are about womens rights

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1900
Votes for women had become an important issue
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1884
Most men had the vote
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1907
Female rate payers were allowed to vote in local elections
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1888
Annie Besant led women match-makers in a strike for better pay and conditions
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1866
Suffragists collected 1500 signitures for a petition demanding the vote for women
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1867
Lydia Becker formed the Manchester society for Womens Suffrage
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1897
Millicent Fawcett linked many of the womens organisations into the NUWSS
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1897
Fawcett became president of NUWSS.
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1914
NUWSS had over 400 branches all over country with 100,000 members
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1903
WSPU founded by Emmeline Pankhurst and 2 daughters Sylvia and Christabel
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1905
Christabel and Annie Kenney demonstrated 1st militant methods-shouting out at meetings
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1906
WSPU moved headquarters from Machester to London
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1906
Liberals landslide victory (Campbell Bannerman supports votes for women)
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1906-October
WSPU members protest in House of Commons
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1907-February
NUWSS organises procession in London (Mud March)
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1908
Direct action began by WSPU
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1908
Asquith becomes Prime Minister (against votes for women)
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1908-June
Massive processions organised in London by NUWSS and WSPU
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1908-June
Asquith does nothing. WSPUs get frustrasted-smash windows in Downing street and chain themselves to railings
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Late 1908
Split starts-NUWSS worried WSPU are too violent
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1909 onwards
Suffragists distance themselves from Suffragettes
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1909
WSPU members sent to prison. Hunger strikes=force feeding
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1910
WSPU calls of violent protests. Asquith agrees to work with them all-> concilliation bill
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1911
WSPU call truce in hope that Bill will be passed. Govn. annouces dropping bill
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1911
Introduces Reform Bill so more men get the vote
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1911
WSPU starts its militant/violent campaign again
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1912
WSPU starts massive campaign or window smashing
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1912
Mass hunger strikes in prisons across country
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1912
WPSU headquarters are raided and leaders are arrested. Christabel flees to Paris
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1913
Violence increases. Buildings bombed and burnt down, letter boxes destroyed
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1913
Cat and Mouse Act.
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1913-June
Emily Davison kills herself at the Derby by running out infront of Kings horse
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1913-July
Womens Pilgrimage
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by 1914
Votes For Women (WSPU newspaper) had a circulation of 40,000
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1914
WSPU violence escalates. Public firmly against Suffragettes
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1914
Women banned from art galleries and museums
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1914
1stWW begins. Both groups call of activities and help war effort
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1914
Govn. releases all WSPU prisoners
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1915
WSPU launches their 'womens right to serve' march
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1915
Sylvia Pankhurst breaks away from WSPU and forms a breakaway organisation
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1915
NUWSS set up employment register and recruited many women to replace the mens jobs
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1916
Lloyd George becomes Prime Minister. (supports votes for women)
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1917
The conference on electoral reform agrees some women should get the vote
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06-Feb-1918
Women over 30 could vote and become MP's, all men over age of 21 had vote
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Most men had the vote

Back

1884

Card 3

Front

Female rate payers were allowed to vote in local elections

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Annie Besant led women match-makers in a strike for better pay and conditions

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Suffragists collected 1500 signitures for a petition demanding the vote for women

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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