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    • 1. a woman seeking the right to vote through organized protest. historical
  2. Suffragette - Wikipedia

    A suffragette was a member of an activist women's organisations in the early 20th century who, under the banner "Votes for Women", fought for the right to vote in public elections, known as women's suffrage.

    • 10 October 1903; 117 years ago
    • Votes for women
  3. Suffragette (2015) - IMDb

    Oct 12, 2015 · A drama that tracks the story of the foot soldiers of the early feminist movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse with an increasingly brutal State. These women were not primarily from the genteel educated classes, they were working women who had seen peaceful protest achieve nothing.

    • (37.6K)
    • Sarah Gavron
    • PG-13
    • 31 sec
  4. Suffragette | Definition of Suffragette by Merriam-Webster

    Definition of suffragette : a woman who advocates suffrage for women Examples of suffragette in a Sentence Recent Examples on the Web The Dakota County Historical Society presents an online presentation of Minnesota suffragette Sara Colvin.

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  5. Suffragette | Definition of Suffragette at

    A suffragette refers to a woman who advocates for women’s right to vote. This term especially applies to women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the U.S. and U.K. Where does suffragette come from? How is suffragette used in real life?

  6. Suffragette (2015) - Rotten Tomatoes

    In early 20th-century Britain, the growing suffragette movement forever changes the life of working wife and mother Maud Watts (Carey Mulligan). Galvanized by political activist Emmeline Pankhurst...

    • (213)
    • drama, history, biography
    • PG-13
  7. How the Term ‘Suffragette’ Evolved from Its Sexist Roots

    Aug 18, 2020 · The term suffragette was the early-20th-century version of nasty woman. Now widely used to define a woman who fought for her right to vote, suffragette was originally hurled as a sexist insult.

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  9. Suffragette (film) - Wikipedia

    Suffragette is a 2015 British historical drama film about women's suffrage in the United Kingdom, directed by Sarah Gavron and written by Abi Morgan. The film stars Carey Mulligan, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw and Meryl Streep. Filming began on 24 February 2014.

  10. The True History of Suffragette | History | Smithsonian Magazine

    Jan 13, 2016 · The True History of Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison was a tireless and ingenious activist for the cause of women’s suffrage in Britain Suffragettes form a part of Emily Davison's funeral...

    • Maria Speidel
  11. Women's right to vote - Suffragettes - History Learning Site

    Mar 17, 2015 · The Suffragettes wanted the right for women to vote. The move for women to have the vote had really started in 1897 when Millicent Fawcett founded the National Union of Women’s Suffrage. “Suffrage” means the right to vote and that is what women wanted – hence its inclusion in Fawcett’s title.

  12. 7 People Who Fought to Give Women the Right to Vote - Biography

    Sep 18, 2020 · Suffragette Edith Garrud was born in 1872. While protesting, suffragettes often faced harassment and attacks, both from the police and members of the public. But thanks to Garrud's martial arts...

    • Sara Kettler