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1

What proportion of chartist supporters were women in the 1840s?

1/4

2

Who did they raise funds for?

the families of those transported to australia.

3

Despite their involvement...

-they did not aspire to be local leaders
-they had little influence over tactics and policies

After all, the chartists were not campaigning for universal suffrage.

4

Why did chartist women reject female suffrage?

They believed that it would be used by the government to weaken the working class further.