Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Women's Suffrage Hall of Fame: Women, Work & War
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* A letter to the Minister of War from the NUWSS, January 1917
(PRO ref: NATS 1/1271)
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* PRO ref: NATS 1/1271; letter to Minister of War, January 1917 *
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 women's work in the Great War helped to achieve the vote for women in 1918. You should consider:
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* What is the attitude of the NUWSS to women serving in the army? *
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* What concerns do the NUWSS committee have? *
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* Would you say the NUWSS is criticising the government's plans? *
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* Is the NUWSS being helpful or unhelpful? *
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* How would the attitude of the NUWSS affect people's views towards female suffrage? *
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