How to Life Essay

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YEAR 8 HOMEWORK ASSESSMENT 3 Study sources A and B, and use your own knowledge. How effective were the methods of the Suffragettes? What does each source suggest about whether the tactics of the suffragettes were good at getting support for the issue of votes for women? Explain your judgement using the sources (quotes or description of image features) Can you explain any differences in the interpretations using your own knowledge of the time? ------------------------------------------------- I am writing to assure you that the members of the Suffragist movement are vehemently opposed to the illegal actions of a relatively small number of women. They are not from our movement but from the WSPU. We feel deeply that such action is a disgrace to the women concerned, but also it harms our cause. ------------------------------------------------- A section from letter, commenting on Suffragette militant tactics, from a member of the NUWSS (‘the Suffragists’) to the Liberal Government, 1912. ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Source B: How ‘The Suffragette’ (the newspaper of the WSPU) reported the death of Emily Wilding Davison, who threw herself under the Kings Horse at the Epsom Derby in 1913. Source B: How ‘The Suffragette’ (the newspaper of the WSPU) reported the death of Emily Wilding Davison, who threw herself under the Kings Horse at the Epsom Derby in 1913. The text underneath reads: In honour and in loving reverent memory of Emily Wilding Davison. She died for women. "Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." The text underneath reads: In honour and in loving reverent memory of Emily Wilding Davison. She died for women. "Greater love hath no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." This essay should be approximately

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