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How Important a part did Women's War Work Play in the Decision to Grant Votes for Women?

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How Important a part did Women's War Work Play in the Decision to Grant Votes for Women? Women gained the right to vote over the age of 30 in 1918, just after the First World War. We are questioned, the reason for women getting the vote, was it the First World War? We are now to think were there other events considering, could there have been other factors for women's vote. Women have been fighting a long difficult sixty desperate years for their rights. These factors do include between the two suffrage groups; each took part for the involution of the vote. When war broke out all women stop campaigning, this forward onto the women's war effort - working class and lower, began work which covered the jobs that men did. Before this women campaigned for their rights. This covered from petition, marches and peaceful debates to government party electives. Also some women burned houses, spat at policemen and Politicians, and involving some most violent marches and protesting. Continuing to read, evidence will show that the opinion in many, that there can be other factors that could that part in to the equation of the right of women. ...read more.


Many historians to describe the war were the delay for the vote. If the war had been the reason for the delayed for women's right to vote, then women's war work was not a reward, but a sacrifices for women; to bare more long hard, struggle to work, to prove themselves worthy of the vote and to show what men can do, women can also do. For what good the women's war effort did, it was just another demonstration for women's rights of independents and right to vote. As women just want the right to what they earn and pay taxes to their government. However the war did play a part for changing the views of men's perspective of women's vote. Before war men's view were changing towards to the vote for women. This happened for many reasons; war as explained changed views as men saw what some women where to sacrifice. Also before war women had started to begin to force some men to change their view on women's suffrage. Like for the in November 18th, 1910 "Black Friday"; 300 women sot out to parliament to protest against Asquith neglect to women's suffrage - this was seen by ...read more.


In the last paragraph talking about the decisions of women changing men's minds, both women's suffrages are spoken about. The suffragists were the peaceful women that acted to get the vote in all ways possible within the law, humanitarian reasons and also in the least barbaric way. These are new added views to what now we speak of the suffrage movement. Then we have the suffragettes which was the complete opposite of the suffragist. Getting the vote was the most important objective to get in any means possible without taking another life as both did argue not to talk a life for what reason. Except for one of the women took her for the cause, by killing herself by walking in front of the kings horse (George V). Concluding to the end of the piece, we agree that it just wasn't the involvement of the women's war work the government gave the women the vote, but other events, even those that were the most extreme of death to the smallest occasion took tale in the building bricks for a better evolved society of men and women having equal right as each other and one and other. William Munro 11/09/04 ...read more.

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