Flashcards in Women's lives up to the early 1900s Deck (22):
What happened in 1889?
The Women's Franchise League takes up the rights of married women and campaigns for equality for women in divorce, inheritance, and custody of children
What happened in 1891?
Legal judgement confirms that a man cannot make his wife live in the matrimonial home
What happened in 1894?
The Parish Councils Act permits propertied women and ratepayers to serve on urban and parish district councils
What happened in 1897?
Women are not to be employed for four weeks after having a child
What happened in 1901?
The Factory Act reduces the number of hours women have to work by one hour
How much did women earn in relation to men?
Could women work in any profession they wanted to?
No, they were still banned from most professions
What happened when a woman got married?
She lost a lot of her legal rights
When were the Suffragists formed?
What was the other name for the Suffragists?
What did NUWSS stand for?
National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies
How many local branches of the NUWSS were there by 1897?
Who was the leader of the NUWSS?
The Suffragists were violent- true or false?
The Suffragists accepted both men and women as members- true or false?
When were the Suffragettes formed?
Who led the Suffragettes?
What were the names of Emmeline's daughters?
Christabel and Sylvia
What was the other name for the Suffragettes?
What did WSPU stand for?
Women's Social and Political Union
The Suffragettes were violent- true or false?