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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* Extract from a letter to Prime Minister Lloyd George by the NUWSS, March 1917
(PRO ref: NATS 1/1271)
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* PRO ref: NATS 1/1271; letter to Lloyd George, March 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 motion put forward in this letter? *
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* What methods are used to suggest that many people now support women's suffrage? *
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* Is there any evidence that the war has changed people's views on female suffrage? *
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* How convincing is the evidence? *
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* What does this phrase mean: 'We think that the comprehensive nature of the signatures is self evident'? *
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* According to the letter, why is reconstruction such an important issue? *
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