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What can you learn from source A about the reasons given by the Suffragettes for demanding votes for women? Source A is a poster which has been produced by the suffragettes

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1) what can you learn from source A about the reasons given by the Suffragettes for demanding votes for women? Source A is a poster which has been produced by the suffragettes in 1912. The poster is about the women's views on having the vote. In some ways the poster is shown to be a use of propaganda. The posters origin tells us that its come in a newspaper or card and the suffragettes wrote it to put their views across. At first glance we can see the poster is prorating women in a positive way, but men in a negative way. The women seem to all be in different jobs and of very high rating whereas the men are all put to be showing there position in society, as to do bad things .e.g. ...read more.


Despite this there was some women who put the means of the poster into action. Even though women could vote in some things like local councils, school boards, London country council or board of health they still had a great demand for the vote hence the poster shows the great need of women wanting the vote. One lady called Lady Margaret Sandhurst, she was the member of the liberal party and stood her first election for the London country council. She defeated her opponents by over 300 votes but unfortunately one of her conservative opponents objected to Lady Sandhurst and she was then taken to court where she lost her case. Even though she lost there was many others to tried to get women the vote. ...read more.


This source is for public to read and agree with the fact that women should get the vote. The caption reads " What a women may be and still not have the vote, What a man may have been and not yet lose the vote". The message the suffragettes are trying to make is that how useful a women may be and yet still have no vote. The suffragettes created the poster in there point of view even though the suffragettes are famous for their militant violent protests the poster is an example of a peaceful method. The poster shows the anger of the suffragettes as men can do what ever they want and they still can vote but women who are giving to society do not have the right to vote. ?? ?? ?? ?? This document is copyright to Rita Michaels This document is copyright to Rita Michaels ...read more.

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