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By Paula Bartley

This identify introduces the major figures serious about the women's suffrage move and is going directly to contemplate the arguments complex by way of those that supported and people who adverse votes for ladies (in particluar, the reaction of guys to the campaigns). The narrative additionally highlights the speed and quantity of suffragist and suffragette task, and assesses their
contribution to the 1st global struggle and the level to which ladies won the vote because of their efforts throughout the conflict.

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Until the work of Brian Harrison in the 1970s, historians have generally ignored this opposition movement, possibly because it was considered unfashionable – and perhaps politically incorrect – to examine those who were hostile to what is now considered a perfectly reasonable demand. To most of us in the twenty-first century the ideas of the opponents of women’s suffrage may seem wildly unconvincing. But we have to remember that, at the time, these ideas were more representative of popular opinion than those of the female suffragists.

Source 1 From a letter sent to Lloyd George, June 1912, by Gladys Gladstone Solomon. ‘Dear Sir As a typical woman householder and rate and tax payer I beg you – a typical man – to take upon your stronger shoulders the burden of responsibility for the safety of the Empire, the Army and Navy, Trade, Shipping, Mining, Railways etc. ’ 32 | Votes for Women 1860–1928 Source 2 A poster produced in 1900 by the National League for Opposing Women’s Suffrage. Votes for Women: The Debate | 33 Source 3 From a speech made by Elizabeth Robins, 1862–1952, at the Waldorf Hotel on 4 May 1909.

At the time a parliamentary franchise bill, put forward as a private member’s bill by the Conservative MP Albert Rollit, was being discussed in Parliament. Lydia Becker, who called the meeting in support of Rollit, championed this bill, which would enfranchise single, but not married women. Both Pankhursts heckled the speakers: they interrupted proceedings by Women’s Franchise League founded: 1889 Key figures The WFrL was the first women’s suffrage society to include married women in their demands for the franchise.

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