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1 The Fight For Women's Suffrage Lesson Three: The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies

2 Look at the photographs and decide as a class if they are in the correct order. Go through each photos and shout out later or earlier and see if you are correct. Fill in your student work books with the correct information. Play your times right

3 Constitutional: working with parliament within the existing political system to gain the vote, legally and peacefully. Suffragists: Name for members of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies, who campaigned for votes for women using non-violent methods. What we will learn today : Assess non-violent protest as a form of campaigning. The women's movement and the constitutional Suffragists The tactics used by the Suffragists and their impact. Establish whether or not the suffragists campaigns helped women get the vote. Prepare for our visit the Peoples History Museum

4 Watch this video and write down four words to describe it.

5 In groups read through the newspaper extracts and answer the questions in your workbooks. ‘At noon, thousands of the protesters paused to take part in Friday prayers. As soon as the prayers finished, the protesters renewed their chants of "Leave", and began singing patriotic songs and waving flags.’ ‘Tens of thousands joined the crowd. There were shouts and whistles, and more cries of "Leave, leave Mubarak!", the mood was peaceful and there were more women and children here than in the past few days.’

6 National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies Millicent Garrett Fawcett In 1897, the existing suffrage groups merged and formed the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies (NUWSS). In 1903, members who were dissatisfied with the progress made by the NUWSS, formed the Militant group the WSPU. Despite this NUWSS still attracted large numbers of women and by 1907, it had over 10,000 members and was led by Millicent Garrett Fawcett.

7 National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies.

8 Processions February 1907: 3,000 suffragists campaigners marched in London. Known as the ‘Mud March’ due to torrential rain. Worked with politicians Up to 1910: Suffragists helped pro-female suffrage Liberal candidates with their campaigns. 1912: Suffragists started to support Labour candidates that were pro- female suffrage. The NUWSS is like a glacier; slow moving but unstoppable.

9 In the summer of 1913, meetings were held across the country which finished with a march in Hyde Park on 26 July with 50,000 people. Thousands of women followed a route similar to this from their home towns to London. The Suffragist Pilgrimage 18 June -26 July 1912

10 Photo Timeline Using the event and props, plan three photographs for your trip to the museum. You need to prepare the scene and use as many of the props as you can. When you get to the museum, you will have to find the props and take the photo, you can have extra people in the photo when you are at the museum, E.g. If your photos are meant to be like a rally or meeting you might want to incorporate the rest of the class to make the photo look better. You can also create more props for your scene. You can use any area of the gallery for your photo unless you are told otherwise.

11 The Strongest Link In this game you can 1.Answer the question and become the strongest link. 2.Or pass the question to the strongest link. BUT You can only pass once. The strongest link can only answer their own question and pass a question once, so you cannot pass to a strongest link that has already answered a pass question. If you become The Strongest link, you can... 1.have the choice to answer the pass question or pick another question to answer. 2.pick who is asked the next question if you get the question you are asked right.


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