Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Women's Suffrage Hall of Fame: Militants
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* Report from the Daily Express on the coroner's inquest into the death of Emily Davison, June 1913
(PRO ref: HO 144/1150/210.696)
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* PRO ref: HO 144/1150210.696; report on inquest into death of Emily Davison, June 1913 *
How to use this source to help you answer the big question   *
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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* What events are described in this report in relation to Emily Davison's death? *
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* Is the report sympathetic towards Miss Davison? *
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* Is it sympathetic towards her cause? *
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* How does the report suggest Miss Davison was a strange figure? *
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* What evidence are the suggestions based on? *
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* Is this report more useful to an historian than a report of the actual race and Emily Davison's death? *
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