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Suffragettes & Suffrigists
Women were protesting so they could get the vote
Men could vote but women couldn't
Women could be Mayors and were not allowed to vote
Men in Prison could vote
The Women's Social and Political Union was a women-only political movement and leading militant organisation.
In 1928 all British women over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote in political elections.
She tried to sacrifice her life many times for the cause
She threw herself under the kings horse holding a vote for womens banner, and got trampled by the horse in doing so, and died
The suffragettes were known for smashing windows of shops, putting bombs in post boxes, chaining there selves to parliment ad importnant buildings as well as going on hunger strike in prison
Suffragettes were violent protesters formed by Emmeline Pankhurst
Lots of the suffragettes were arrested, when they were in prison they went on hunger strike, they wouldn't eat anything, they ended up having to be force fed
Suffragists were peaceful protesters who relied on petitions and letters for there campain, this type of protest took time and patience
The suffragists did peaceful protest outside goverment house to show
They were led by Millicent Garrett Fawcett
The suffragists were the biggest suffrage organization with more than 50,000 members
The suffragists emerged in Britain in the mid-19th century and believed in peaceful, constitutional campaign methods
In 1866, a group of women organised a petition that demanded that women should have the same political rights as men and gathered over 1500 signatures in support of the cause.