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Women's Suffrage Hall of Fame: Militants
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* Extract from a letter published in The Times newspaper on women and the police, March 1911
(PRO ref: HO 144/1106/200455)
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* PRO ref: HO 144/1106/200455; The Times on women and the police, March 1911 *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about how the Suffragettes helped to achieve the vote for women in 1918. You should consider:
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* How does the letter writer try to establish that his evidence is reliable? *
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* What evidence is there in this letter of the Suffragettes' organisation? *
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* What does it suggest about public attitudes towards the Suffragettes? *
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* What positive factors might Suffragettes take from this letter? *
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