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CLIP 956

What inspired the Suffragettes?

What inspired the Suffragettes?

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Key Info
  • What inspired the Suffragettes?
  • Duration: 01:00
  • Gertrude Jarrett explains very simply why she was a Suffragette - she believed that women should have the same rights as men. She also gives an example of how quick the police were to act if the Suffragettes threatened to cause any sort of a disturbance.
  • Credits: British Pathe/ITN Source
  • Subject:



    Women's History: Post-1850

  • Keywords: Suffragette, Suffragist, Gertrude Jarrett
Ideas for use in class
  • Students could use this clip and the basic belief that women should have the same rights as men to set up a debate on this subject today. Have women now truly got the same rights as men? Are there any areas where there are still glass ceilings? Are there any areas where men are discrimnated against in favour of women? Does/should the image of a true gentleman still exist?
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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