* Attempts to give by law the women the right the vote all three failed
* The impact- those women who were members of the suffragette party, simply stopped supporting the liberal party.
* Thought own tactics like pamphlets and peaceful protests would give them the vote
Alternative- newly formed labour party however at this time the liberal party was in power- Asquith.
* Labour party always got the vote because they looked dedicated in giving the vote.
* 1912 committed themselves in given women the vote. However they were never going to gain power. So easy to promise people stuff.
* Social welfare- womens interests are in this.
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* Daily Herald- supported the movement but the owner of the newspapers was a labour Mp.
* Punch magazine- critizes thing laughable but keeps it serious. Supported women with the right to vote. Political cartoons.
* Suffragettes and the suffragists owned there own papers but all our biased
* Many upper class boutiques bought advertising space in the suffragettes and suffragists newspapers. EG- Burberry, Debenhams. To attract money.
* Using an advantage to get to their markets.
* Didn’t support women getting the vote.
* They were still fighting in giving working class men the vote.
* Because more women are joining trade unions the men have to listen to them (1907) 70,000 women membership.
* Because of this increases the power of the union because more members can go on strike.
Church of England decided to sit on the fence.
* Had there own suffrage league
* Disagreed, women should not be involved in politics.
* Did set up a catholic womens suffrage society in 2 years 1,000
Anti suffrage movement-
* 1908 of the women national anti suffrage league then in 1910 you get the men committee of opposing female suffrage they will eventually form together. The national league for opposing women suffrage.
* By 1914...