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Suffragists

1897

Set up by Millicent Fawcett - Peaceful Protests

Charles Booth - Survey

1902

Charles Booth carried out a servey in london, discovering a 1/3 were under poverty line; set up shelters to help

Suffragetts

1903

Set up by Emmeline Pankhurst - broke away from NUWSS; believed in 'DEEDS NOT WORDS' - Violent aims

Henry Campbell Bannerman supported votes for Women

1906

Liberal Minister who told them 'not to show virtue of patience, but go on pestering'

Living/Working Conditions improves

1906

Liberal Party won a landslide victory and were determined to improve living and working conditions in Britain

Parliment consider VFW

1908 - 1911

Parliment considered giving votes for women however, Asquith was more interested in improving mens votes

NLOWS set up

1908

Suffrage's like the national league for opposing women's suffrage's were set up to oppose votes of women

Emily Davidson

1913

Became a Matyr when she feyl under Kings horse at Darbu

Cat & Mouse Act Passed

1913

Act was passed that released Suffragetts who went on hunger strike, they were to recover outside and then go straight back in

Campaigns called off

1914 - 1918

Majority of suffrage's called off their campaign during WW1 to concentrate on the war and asked Women to take over jobs

Votes for Women

1918

As a result of Womens war efforts an act was passed where men over 21 years of age and Women ages 20 and over had the right to vote