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suffragist

an advocate of the extension of the franchise, esp to women
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I have been watching to see how you stood but have not noticed anything yet." She ended by imploring her son to "be a good boy" and help the great suffragist leader Carrie Chapman Catt put the "rat" in ratification.
Whether white female suffragists truly subscribed to the same racist ideology as their male counterparts or were faced with an unfortunate Hobbesian choice for the greater cause of securing the right to vote is of little consequence today.
By contrast, pro-suffrage postcards were popular among suffragists, but they lacked broader appeal, in large part because they were far less vibrant and compelling.
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Brookfield writes that suffragists sought male union leaders' support, while seemingly oblivious to the plight of working-class women.
Ryan includes many of me debates published in the Irish Citizen in autumn 1914, concerning the suitable course of action for suffragists in wartime.
Bringing attention to underrecognized individuals and groups, the leading historians featured here look at how suffragists used portraiture to promote gender equality and other feminist ideals, and how photographic portraits in particular proved to be a crucial element of women's activism and recruitment.
Her association with suffragists, social struggles, widowers, and scandals leads to a mystery that pits her against helping her friend and being exposed for her own indiscretions in this multifaceted story of murder and revelation, perfect for prior fans and newcomers alike.
Still, this glimpse into the views of anti-suffragists demonstrates that, for them as well as for suffragists, suffrage was a powerful symbol.
When Brodie resigned, Kibbey was appointed to take his place as governor, and the suffragists knew the situation was hopeless as long as he was in office.
To mark the anniversary Kirklees Museums and Galleries launches Our Fight for the Voting Right!, an exhibition exploring the outstanding stories of the suffragettes and suffragists across Kirklees.