Women in public life

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1. What roles could women fulfil after Forster's Act was passed?

  • All of the above
  • Member of a School Board
  • Taking some school classes, like reading
  • Teaching children about morals
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2. Which one of these women was on Liverpool council and pushed for improved housing for the poor?

  • Susan Lawrence
  • Margaret Ashton
  • Eleanor Rathbone
  • Nettie Adler

3. When was the first woman elected as a Poor Law Guardian?

  • 1835
  • 1839
  • 1875
  • 1901

4. Which of these women was on Manchester council, founded the Local Women's Trade Union League and set up a babies hospital in Burnage?

  • Margaret Ashton
  • Susan Lawrence
  • Nettie Adler
  • Eleanor Rathbone

5. In which of these organisations were men and women admitted on equal terms?

  • The Primrose League
  • Women's Liberal Federation
  • Both
  • Neither


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