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    Suffragette coursework write-up In this essay I will be talking about three different representations and their accuracy, balance and completeness. They are as followed. Representation one is an A level textbook that has the suffrage movement written from 1832-1931. The book was written by Bob Whitfield. The text is relevantly accurate. Some of the points that the author makes are incorrect. For example the source suggests that “The National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage was founded in 1911.” When researching I found that this was incorrect, in fact the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage was founded in 1910 not in 1911. (1) However some of the factual points were correct for example in the second paragraph in the first line…

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    sacrifices of Suffragettes worth earning the British women’s right to vote in the 19th century? The director of ‘Suffragettes’, Sarah Gavron signifies that great sacrifices made by ‘Suffragettes’ gained them the women’s right to vote in England in the nineteenth century. “I know the sacrifices that you’ve made to be here, many of you I know are estranged from the lives that you once had, but tonight I feel your spirits.” These are some of the powerful words said by Emmeline Pankhurst in the…

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    The film, Suffragette looks at the struggles the women who fought for the right to vote went through. The film takes place in London 1912, prior to women having the right to vote. As a result, women's rights were not valued as much. Caffi states that "Every social institution should have as its sole reason for being that of assuring the happiness of the man conscious of his own individuality" (Caffi 1970). A man's happiness, needs, and desires at this time were much more valuable than a woman's.…

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    In Britain there were two different groups that were fighting for women’s rights, the suffragists and the suffragettes. They both were fighting for the same issue, however they went about it in different ways. The suffragettes started in 1905 campaigning for women to have the same rights as men to vote in the upcoming election. (Vellacott, 2013) They protested these issues by organizing mass marches, interrupting political meetings and even chaining themselves to railings. This caused them to…

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    The article, “What did the suffragette movement in Britain really look like?” by Anna Leszkiewicz discusses the subject in reference to the upcoming movie Suffragette. The movie has been criticized for possibly “‘whitewashing’ the movement to get women the vote” and Leszkiewicz explores this idea. Through her analysis, she opens up a discussion with historians about Indian women and their involvement in the British suffragette movement, as well as the diversity of the beliefs of the many women…

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    On October 7th, the movie Suffragettes premiered in London. When the red carpet was rolled out, fifteen women from the activist group called Sisters Uncut lobbed purple and green smoke bombs then pounced on it, locking arms and shouting “dead women can't vote”. The film celebrates the courage and determination women's groups displayed in late 19th and early 20th centuries fighting for their rights in this post-feminist era. The issue is that women are still fighting for their rights and this is…

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    Representation 1 Representation 1 is accurate,it 's written the same time as the suffragette movement was happening showing it isn 't false about what 's happening at that time. Its accuracy is also shown as the representation is from an A level textbook.A textbook for students learning about the suffragettes would have to be accurate as its purpose is to teach the A level students, they wouldn 't put incorrect information in the textbook as the students wouldn 't learn the right things.A lot of…

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    additional rights, democracy and a better living standard, but overall their expectations were just to me treated fairly and equally. Many events took place to help the women achieve these, The Suffragettes, Women in the French Revolution and Women workers all held these expectations. This essay discusses if the modernisation period did or did not fulfil the expectations of European Women. Suffragettes during the modernisation period had one main expectation this was to obtain the right to…

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    movement successful suffragettes were arrested and put in jail for advocating to change the laws so that they would have equal rights to men. Women were seen as property of men and they were expected to act and dress a in a certain manner enforced by men and people in society. A woman was expected to conform to “society’s definitions of femininity” and if she did not then she was “unnatural or valueless” (Rolley). The women fought against these standards in order to gain…

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    rational reason for woman not gaining vote. At the time none of the political parties were campaigning for women 's vote, thus the association of women 's suffrage was established. The suffrage campaign was a great influence in the liberal government giving woman the right to vote. The Suffragettes, a women 's social and political union (WSPU) established by Emmeline…

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