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Votes for women

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Revision tip and answer preparation

Revision tip

Go through the information in this Revision Bite to make lists of facts about the Suffragettes, the Suffragists and Sylvia Pankhurst. When you have finished, consider the list and weigh the facts to form an opinion about what you think was most important in winning women the vote.

Answer preparation

As part of your revision, think about the arguments and facts you would use to explain:

  1. What the arguments were for and against female suffrage.
  2. How effective the activities of the suffragists and the suffragettes were.
  3. Why some women were given the vote in 1918.

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