"The word ‘suffrage’ means having the right to vote in political elections. The Suffragettes campaigned for women to have this right.
In Britain the organisation was led by Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters Christabel and Sylvia at the beginning of the twentieth century."
Suffragette review – a conservative account of a revolutionary moment - Article + Videos
"Sarah Gavron’s account of the women’s suffrage movement, starring Carey Mulligan, forgoes stylistic frills."
‘Nuanced’: Carey Mulligan as Maud in Suffragette.
- Feminist protesters storm red carpet at London premiere of Suffragette - Article + Photos + Video - 7 October 2015
"More than a hundred protesters jumped the barriers onto the red carpet as green and purple smoke bombs filled the air outside the Odeon cinema."
In pictures: Suffragettes capture the Monument (in London)
The War on Suffrage (mentalfloss.com)
"The suffrage movement, both in America and England, involved angry debates about the ideals of womanhood, the power and purpose of government,
and how much beer everyone should be drinking..."
|'Ten Little Suffergets'
Suffrage Isn’t Sexy
I Am Woman Voter, Hear Me Roar!
Babes and Booze
Women of the World, Don’t Unite
The Singing Defense
- Listen to: The Suffragettes + Read
"The Suffragettes have got a reputation as a largely peaceful movement - but they were prepared to go much further."
Lesson plans :
- How to teach ... the suffragettes
"It’s 87 years since women won the right to vote in the UK. Use our lesson ideas – including role play and protest songs – to mark the occasion."
- Suffragettes - a webquest : A
MOCK TRIAL: "THE CASE OF LADY BUCKINGHAM"
"The charge: Lord Buckingham accuses his wife Lady Buckingham
of punching him and sending him to the hospital during their 2nd Saint
Lord Buckingham claims that he has discovered by chance during this
dinner that Lady Buckingham is a suffragette activist.
He lodges a complaint against his wife.
He wants to divorce and get criminal injury compensations..."