suffragist


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suffragist

an advocate of the extension of the franchise, esp to women
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With Burn's vote, Tennessee became the needed 36th state, enabling the 19th Amendment to become law half a century after suffragists began their campaign.
Until recently, the deep legacy of black suffragists and their fight alongside their white counterparts has been minimized or completely omitted from many historical accounts.
The Suffragist Spotlight <https://bit.ly/2T80Jh4> contains dozens of both well-known and lesser-known figures to get you started.
Always, though, a suffragist, rather than more militant suffragette, as was pleasingly recognised just this year.
Still, this glimpse into the views of anti-suffragists demonstrates that, for them as well as for suffragists, suffrage was a powerful symbol.
To explain this historical lapse into having been a forgotten voice in the women's suffrage movement, librarian and author Angelica Shirley Carpenter explores Gage's life in the pages of "Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist", including her rise and fall within the movement she helped build.
From today visitors will be able to look around the new trail at the botanical garden near Tal-y-Cafn, which was first established in 1874, to follow the footsteps of the famed horticulturist but forgotten suffragist Laura McLaren.
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.
She was a physician, suffragist, co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain.
"This is a great exhibition and I would encourage people to call in to see it and to find out about local suffragist Agnes Maude Royden of the Frankby Royden family.
Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett has been immortalised in bronze and now stands 8ft 4in just outside Parliament.