Votes for Women

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1866
suffragists collected 1500 signatures for a petition demanding the vote for women.
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1867
Lydia Becker formed the Machester Socaity for Women's Sufrage.
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1884
Most me had the vote
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1888
Annie Besant led women match-makers in a stroke fpr better pay and conditons
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1897
Millicent Fawcett linked meny different women's organistaions into the NUWSS.
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1897
Fawcett became President of the NUWSS.
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1900
Votes for women had beome an improtant issue
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1903
WSPU founded by Emmeline Pankhurst and her two daughters Christabel and Sylvia.
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1905
Christabel Pankurst and Annie Kenney demonstrated the first militant methods, shouting at meetings.
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1906
WSPU moved its headquaters form Manchetser to London.
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1906
Liberal landslide victory- Campbell Banneramn support votes for women.
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1906- Oct
WSPU members protest in the house of Commons.
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1907
Female rate payers allowed to vote in local elections
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1907- Feb
Nuwss Orgainses procession in London. Called the "Mud March" due tot he bad weather
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1908
Direct action began by WSPU.
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1908
Asquith becomes Prime Minister- agasint 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 to react to this show of support-WSPU in frystartion start smashing windows in Downing St. and Cahin themsleves to railings
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1908- June
NUWSS and WSPU growing in membership
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1908-late
NUWSS worried about the WSPU militant violent activites. Split starts.
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1909- Onwards
NUWSS distance themselves form the WSPU.
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1909
WSPU members sent to prison. Demand to be treated as polictical prisoners so start hunger stikes. GOverment start force feeding.
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1910
WSPU call of violent protests. Asquith agrees to work with them and the NUWSS. Produces concilliation Bill.
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1910
Concilliation Bill is stalled. Wspu protests and turns into Black Friday.
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1911
WSPu call atruce in hope that Concillaiton Bill is passed. Goverment annouces it is dropping the bill.
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1911
Reform Bill introduce to give more votes for men.
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1911
WSPU re-starts it's militant campaign.
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1912
WSPU starts massive campagin of window smashing.
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1912
Mass hunger strikes in prisons across the country. Authorities respond with force-feeding.
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1912
WSPU head quaters are radied and some of it's ;leaders arrested. Chirstbel flees to Paris.
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1913
Violence increases. Buildings bombed and burnt down, letter boixes destroyed.
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1913
Cat and mouse act introduced. Women allowed to go on hunger strike in prison. Released whne they beacme to ill, only to arrested whne they recovered.
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1913- June
Emily Davidso kills herself by running infrount of King's hourse at the Derby.
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1914
NUWSS had over 400 branches all over the country with 100,000 members.
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1913- June
Women's 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 escaltes. Public opinon firmly agaisnt the suffragettes.
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1914
Women banned form art galleries and museums.
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1914
WW1 begings. WSPU and NUWSS call of their activites to help the war effort.
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1914
Goverment releases WSPU prisoners.
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1915
WSPU lanches thier "womens rights to serve" march.
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1915
Sylvia Pankhurst a pacifist breaks from the WSPU and forma a breakway organisation.
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1915
NUWSS set up an employemtn register and recruts meny women to replace the men who had gone to war.
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1916
David Lloyd George become Prime Minister. In favour of womens votes
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1917
The Confernce on Elctoral Reform reccomened that some women should get the vote.
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1908- Feb 06
Women over the age of 30 could vote, Women over 30 could become MP's, all men over 21 were given the vite.
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