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1 GCSE History - Paper Two (Britain 1906-1918) 1 hour and 30 mins30% of your final gradeThere will be no fewer than five and no more than seven questions set on a range of source material taken from the British Depth StudyAll questions are compulsoryYou will be expected to use your contextual knowledge to help you comprehend, interpret, evaluate and use the sources and historical interpretations and representations you are given
2 GCSE History - Paper Two (Britain 1906-1918) Three main topics, of which they are likely to only ask about oneThe Liberal Reforms 1906 – 1918 (unlikely to come up this year, because it was asked last year)Britain in the First World War 1914 – 18The campaign for votes for women
3 How did women gain the right to vote? Aim: To revise key details about the battle for women’s suffrageA revision presentation from
5 Women’s Campaign Groups Over the next few pages are statements about the two different women’s campaign groups.See if you can remember whether the statement describes the suffragettes or the suffragists.
6 Women’s Campaign Groups The SuffragistsThe SuffragettesAlso called the NUWSS(National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies)
7 Women’s Campaign Groups The SuffragistsThe SuffragettesAlso called the WSPU(Women’s Social and Political Union)
8 Women’s Campaign Groups The SuffragistsThe SuffragettesLed byMrs Emmeline Pankhurst
9 Women’s Campaign Groups The SuffragistsThe SuffragettesLed byMrs Millicent Fawcett
10 Women’s Campaign Groups The SuffragistsThe SuffragettesUsed peaceful campaigning
11 Women’s Campaign Groups The SuffragistsThe SuffragettesUsed radical and militant methods
12 The Suffragettes Click here to watch the clip. It may take a couple of minutes to download.
13 Reactions to the Suffragettes The next slide shows a cartoon drawn in reaction to the suffragettes.What does it showWhat does it suggest about the artist’s opinion of suffragettes?Who do you think drew it?Why?
15 1911 Conciliation BillThe government promised to “conciliate” (make peace) by introducing votes for womenIt got an enormous majority……but was then dropped!
16 Suffragist responseTry to persuade the Prime Minister to change his mindSupport the Labour Party at the new electionOrganise a march from Carlisle to LondonOffer free membership to all womenAll of the above
17 Suffragette response Escalated their campaign of violence All of the above
19 sDrawing of a force-feeding published in the Suffragette magazine, 1909
20 The Temporary Discharge of Prisoner’s Act (1913) This meant that prisoners who were weak from hunger striking could be released from prisonWhen they were stronger, they were re-arrested and brought back to prison to finish their sentence
21 Emily Davison Wanted to publicise the suffragettes Tried to pin a flag on the King’s horse at the Derby at Epsom racecourseShe was killed in the collision
22 Emily DavisonAn extreme protest to martyr herself for the suffragettes?A publicity stunt that went terribly wrong?
23 How effective were the suffragettes? They had raised the public profile of the issueThe government only started taking the issue seriously after militancy startedIncreasing violence reduced supportSupported the view that women were irrationalIf the government gave in violence here, what other violence might happenWould Ireland mount violent protests for Home Rule?
24 How effective were the suffragettes? Vote on a scale of 1-10
25 Women in WW1When war broke out, both suffragettes and suffragists suspended their campaigns for the voteThey began actively trying to recruit men for the armywhite feather, etc.As more and more men went to war, industry began to suffer a shortage of workers
26 Women in WW1 In which order did women enter “men’s” jobs? Munitions factoriesWomen’s Army Auxiliary CorpsWomen’s Land ArmyOffice jobs
27 Women in WW1 In which order did women enter “men’s” jobs? D. Office jobsA. Munitions factoriesC. Women’s Land ArmyB. Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps
28 Women in WW1 Women began working in offices Industry was reluctant at first to take on womenDid they have the skills?Unions feared that women would be cheaper, and so men would be too expensive when they returned
29 Women in WW1 By 1916, the number of industrial workers was desperate More and more munitions and supplies needed at the frontLess and less men working in factories, because they’d all joined the army
30 Women in WW1 Women began working in munitions factories By the end of the war almost 800,000 women were working in themThey proved they were just as skilled and capable as men
31 Women in WW1As the war went on, more women started to work in “men’s” jobsBus conductors, postal workers, etc.Women’s Land ArmyA kind of social revolution was taking place
32 (Some) women get the vote… In 1918 the Representation of the People Act was passedOlder and/or richer women were given the voteYounger, working-class women may still have been too “radical”All women got the vote in 1928
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