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Early 1900s Women's Suffrage: The Case Against
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* Part of an article in The Morning Leader newspaper, 29 October 1906
Reproduced by permission of the British Library
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* The British Library, The Morning Leader, October 1906; Suffragist release from Holloway *
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Study this source carefully and consider what it tells you about why people thought women should not get the vote. You should consider:
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* What has happened to Mrs Pethick Lawrence? *
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* What does this suggest about the campaigners for women's suffrage? *
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* Do you think the Morning Leader is sympathetic to women's suffrage? *
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* How would an opponent of women's suffrage have made use of a report like this? *
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