Women Suffrage

Some articles on women, suffrage, women suffrage:

Women's Suffrage In The United Kingdom - The Formation of A National Movement - Women in Prominent Roles
... Emmeline Pankhurst was a key figure in the women's suffrage movement ... two daughters, Christabel and Sylvia, founded and led the Women's Social and Political Union, and organisation which was focused on direct action to win the vote ... Her husband, Richard Pankhurst, also supported women suffrage ideas since he was the author of the first British woman suffrage bill and the Married Women’s Property Acts in 1870 and 1882 ...
Women's Suffrage In The United Kingdom - Early Suffragist Societies
... Ladies Discussion Society was formed, debating whether women should be involved in public affairs ... Although a society for suffrage was proposed, this was turned down on the grounds that it might be taken over by extremists ... However, later that year Leigh Smith Bodichon formed the first Women's Suffrage Committee and within a fortnight collected 1,500 signatures in favour of female suffrage in advance to the second ...
Women's Suffrage In The United States - Woman Suffrage in Individual States - East - New York
... Suffragists, knowing that women's suffrage could not succeed without support, put their hope in the Equal Rights Association and pushed for a campaign for ... From April until November 1867, women furiously campaigned, distributing thousands of pamphlets and speaking in numerous locations for the cause ... Greeley, the chairman of the committee on Suffrage and an ardent supporter of women's suffrage over the previous 20 years, betrayed the women's movement ...
Myra Bradwell - Life
... Bradwell dedicated her newspaper to changing women's status in society, and she included a column in the paper entitled "Law Relating to Women." She published information about court opinions, laws, and ... She supported women's suffrage reforms, efforts to gain employment for women, railroad regulation, and improvement of court systems (Mezey) ... She assisted in writing the Illinois Married Women's Property Act of 1861 and the Earnings Act of 1869 ...
Women's Suffrage In The United Kingdom
... Women's suffrage in the United Kingdom was a national movement that began in 1872 ... Women were not prohibited from voting in the United Kingdom until the 1832 Reform Act and the 1835 Municipal Corporations Act ... was at this point that the militant campaign began with the formation of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) ...

Famous quotes containing the words suffrage and/or women:

    An illustrious individual remarks that Mrs. [Elizabeth Cady] Stanton is the salt, Anna Dickinson the pepper, and Miss [Susan B.] Anthony the vinegar of the Female Suffrage movement. The very elements get the “white male” into a nice pickle.
    Anonymous, U.S. women’s magazine contributor. The Revolution (August 19, 1869)

    To enumerate the different trades by which the women in New York are endeavoring—not to live—that for many of them is as utterly unattainable a goal as the end of the rainbow—but simply to postpone as long as possible their appearance at the morgue or the cemetery—to attempt to do this would be useless.
    Katharine Pearson Woods (1853–1923)