suffragist


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suffragist

an advocate of the extension of the franchise, esp to women
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The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS), presided over by Millicent Fawcett; the Pankhurst-led WSPU; the splinter Women's Franchise League (WFL); the emerging Labour party and trade unions led by pro-suffragette Keir Hardie and socialist-feminists such as Margaret Bondfield and George Lansbury; and - smaller numbered - "respectable" Conservative suffragists and the right-wing Primrose League.
Her great-great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Clark - who has herself has been a Liberal Democrat councillor in the city - said: "She got involved with the suffragist movement and also encouraged other people to get involved in politics.
She and fellow suffragists raised the equivalent of PS53million in today's money to set up their operation.
ALICE SCHOFIELD COATES Suffragist and Middlesbrough's first female councillor.
Truth, who gained notoriety as an abolitionist as well as a suffragist, spent the last 26 years of her life in Battle Creek, Michigan.
Complete your education on this suffragist by visiting her grave, located at the Mount Hope Cemetery (FMOH.
Including panels and short biographical sketches of several suffragist leaders, Sawatzky made an effort to emphasize the role of the smaller local organizations, the so-called grassroots of the early women's movement.
John's, Newfoundland, in the summer of 1892, nineteen-year-old Lily Hunt hopes it's the beginning of a new life that will transform her from a dutiful daughter to a crusader, a suffragist, and a woman in love.
s Liberal government enfranchised female British subjects, and in 1918, suffragist Mary Ellen Smith won her deceased husband's seat.
From there Chapman turns to the phenomenon of "voiceless speeches," a "silent rhetorical genre [in which] a suffragist posed in a storefront window in an elite shopping district and silently displayed a series of boldly lettered cards featuring sequenced sentences of a suffrage speech" (71).