Emmeline Pankhurst Timeline

Events

Emmeline Pankhurst's

14 July 1858 - 14 July 1928

Emmeline Pankhurst was born in (Moss Side, Manchester, United Kingdom).

The woman's Emancipation movement

1866

Which was centered in Manchester

women's Franchise League

1889

When Emmeline Pankhurst met Richard a lawyer who supported radical causes such as woman's movement in 1878 shortly after in 1889 they along with the fellow activists founded the women's Franghise League to cain the womans vote ,but the lugue was disbaned.

They joined the Labor Party

1894

Emmeline and Richard worked with the Labor Party to help feed poor and unemployed people in Manchester and fed 2,000 people.

Woman's suffrage movement

Approx. august 1898

After Emmeline's husband died on July,5.1898 she formed a new woman's Franchise League.She formed this party cause she believes in gathering hands together as she quoted “Remember the dignity of your womanhood. Do not appeal, do not beg, do not grovel. Take courage, join hands, stand besides us, fight with us.”

Arrest for speaking out

1906

Emiline and nine other women were arrested for trying to make a speech to support woman's rights to vote."We are here, not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers."

WSPU Breaking shop windows/Hunger strikes in jail

1908 - 1912

The WSPU broke windows of government buildings and began to throw small stones through the prime minister's house in 1908, but then she was convicted for breaking shop windows then she was sent to Holloway Prison in 1912 and went on hunger strikes due to the bad conditions in jail then was force-fed.Her daughter Christabel lead the WSPU until her mom came back in 1913.She also quoted "The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics."

The woman's party was formed

1917

Emmeline and her daughter Christabel created the woman's party to find equal rights between woman and men.

Horse incident/Emmeline's death

June 14 1928

Pankhurst wanted to attach a scarf to the king's horse saying "vote for women" but then was pulled by the horse because of its speed and died.