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Suffragettes

Which organisation did Emmeline Pankhurst set up to employ militant tactics - 'Deeds not Words' - in women's quest for equality?
National Union of Women’s Suffrage Societies
Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU)
Women's Franchise League
Women's Tax Resistance League
Which newspaper coined the term 'Suffragettes' in 1903, distinguishing them from more moderate 'Suffragists'?
The Times
The Telegraph
The Manchester Guardian
The Daily Mail
What did the Women’s Freedom League launch a campaign to boycott?
King's Speech
1911 census
Home front manufacturing
State opening of Parliament 1906
What did the Cat and Mouse Act of 1913 attempt to address?
Prostitution
Pickpocketing
Force Feeding of Suffragettes in prison
Gatherings of Suffragettes
Which prominent suffragette was nicknamed 'The Queen of the Mob'?
Sarah Jane Baines
Leonora Cohen
Christabel Pankhurst
Frances Balfour
How many women gathered at the WSPU rally in Hyde Park on 26 June 1908 to demand the right to vote?
1,500
60,000
200,000
500,000
Which suffragette often disguised herself as Jane Warton, an 'ugly London seamstress', to avoid any of benefits that her family connections might bring?
Lady Constance Lytton
Countess Constance Markievicz
Princess Sophia Duleep Singh
Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor
Which businessman was an ally to the suffragette movement?
John Jacob Astor IV
John James Sainsbury
Henry Gordon Selfridge
John Spedan Lewis
Which disparaging insult was NOT commonly used to undermine the suffragettes?
Hysterical
Unladylike
Unnatural
Meek
Which suffragette was fatally wounded when she stepped in front of the King's horse at the 1913 Epsom Derby?
Mary Bell
Norah Elam
Edith Margaret Garrud
Emily Davison
Apart from women's rights, what other cause did Countess Constance Markievicz devote much of her life?
Irish Nationalism
Civil Rights
Socialism
Liberalism
Which male suffragette was arrested at a rally in 1913 for speaking in favour of arson attacks?
George Lansbury MP
Keir Hardie MP
Frederick Pethwick-Lawrence
Thomas Martin Lindsay
Who was the first woman to have a statue in London's Parliament Square?
Millicent Fawcett
Kitty Marion
Marion Wallace Dunlop
Christabel Pankhurst
Who was the first woman to take her seat in Parliament?
Countess Constance Markievicz
Jessie Kenney
Lady Nancy Astor
Lavinia Malcolm
When were (some) women first granted the vote in Britain?
January 1914
February 1918
December 1917
April 1922
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