suffragist

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suffragist

an advocate of the extension of the franchise, esp to women
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For Irish suffragists, petitioning allowed them to challenge the British Parliament as well as supporting the wider campaign.
Stereotypes about constitutional suffragist and militant suffragettes bear scant relationship to historical truth.
Another fondly remembered South Wales suffragist is Annie Mullin a Liberal councillor in Roath, Cardiff.
Leading suffragist Inglis was told by the War Office to "go home and sit still" as women doctors were not permitted on the frontline.
But Hattie and the South Carolina suffragists endure their greatest disappointment yet when the South Carolina legislature refuses to ratify the amendment by an overwhelming majority.
She wrote, planned, and organized there, and hosted numerous suffragists.
Soon, the hecklers were yelling at the suffragists, even shoving, hitting, and spitting at them while police stood idle or joined in the abuse.
The exhibit occasions new reflections on the political process followed by the Manitoba suffragists and their legacy.
Tea for modern day Women Suffragists to honor past Presidents of the Wichita Metro League of Women Voters and women who are politically active.
After women's franchise victories, suffragists largely disappeared from history books.
The National's greatest strength was the help it provided suffragists to achieve state laws or state constitutional amendments that made it legal for women to vote.