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HOW DID WOMEN GET THE VOTE? AIMS: To find out how women got the vote. MUST: List the reasons why women got the vote. SHOULD: Evaluate which reason was most effective in women getting the vote. HW Word essay on how women got the vote. Due- Wednesday 8 th November Except the creators of this lesson
Starter: Battleships! HOW TO PLAY The class is spilt into Pairs Each person has a grid of where to shoot On each grid there are 2 battleships and 1 mine The opponent reads out the question for the desired spot the person wants to move to for example: G4 – Who was the leader of the suffragists If they get the question right you have not made the shot but if they get it wrong then you hit your desired spot. Two hits sinks a battleship The aim of the game is to blow up your opponents battleships
How did women achieve the right to VOTE Watch a video! While watching the video you must take down a minimum of 5 facts. And then we will go over what you should have down.
Review You should have caught: While men went to the trenches women took up their jobs The white feather strategy was created by the Suffragettes By 1918 the women finally got the vote. Suffragists and Suffragettes abandoned their campaigns to help the war effort.
Representation of the people act which was based in 1918 So women had to live in the country for six months before they could vote
How did they gain the vote? The reason they gained the vote is because of their efforts 1913 temporary discharge act Cat and Mouse Act allowed arrested women to be released from jail until they regained there strength. By 1919 women were allowed jobs such as law and architecture Representation of the People act women of the age 21+ could vote and were now on equal footing with men
By 1917 over 800,000 women worked in munitions industry. Women went on hunger strike to get out of jail but were eventually force fed. People were didnt like the thought of women being violated