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Early 1900s Women's Suffrage: The Case Against
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* Extracts from a Liberal Party report presented to the Liberal government in November 1911 on the likely effects of a Conciliation Bill
(PRO ref: CAB 37/108/148)
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* PRO ref: CAB 37/108/148; extracts from Liberal Party report, 1911 *
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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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* How many districts oppose the Conciliation Bill? *
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* Did any Liberals support women's suffrage? *
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* The Liberal government decided not to pass the Conciliation Bill in 1911. Are you surprised? *
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