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Early 1900s Women's Suffrage: The Case Against
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* Part of a letter from the National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage written to Liberal politician David Lloyd George, October 1912
(PRO ref: T 172/968B)
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* PRO ref: T 172/968B; letter from National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage, October 1912 *
How to use this source to help you answer the big question   *
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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* Does the author of the letter represent public opinion generally? *
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* Do you think people in favour of women's suffrage would have come to her meetings? *
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* What has been her greatest difficulty? *
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* What measures are more important to the letter writer than female suffrage? *
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* Are there any other reasons why she is opposed to female suffrage? *
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