1. What was the main advantage of the Divorce and Matrimonial causes Act?
- A wife separated from her husband could sue and be sued in court.
- A deserted wife could now keep her own income.
- Divorces could now occur through the courts rather than through a private Act of Parliament.
- A married woman could now inherit the same as a single woman.
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2. When was the Matrimonial causes Act?
3. Who led the campaign to repeal the Contagious Diseases act?
- Emmeline Pankhurst
- Caroline Norton
- Josephine Butler
- Mrs Jackson
4. Which case is significant to the Matrimonial causes Act?
- The Jarrson case.
- The Jackson case.
- The Smith case.
- The Norton case.
5. What could middle class women work as in the early 19th century?
- Dressmakers, milliners or governesses.
- Dressmakers, shopkeepers or milliners.
- Milliners, governesses or cleaners.
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