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Word: suffragist

Definition: advocate of the extension of voting rights (for women); CF. suffrage


Sentences Containing 'suffragist'

A major proponent of this was Eleanor Rathbone of the suffragist-successor society, the "National Union of Societies for Equal Citizenship".
Catherine Gouger Waugh McCulloch (June 4, 1862–April 20, 1945, age 82) was an American lawyer and noted suffragist. She was a pioneer for American women in the legal profession.
He stood for office showing direct support for female suffrage and was an MP in the run up to the second Reform Act. Early suffragist societies.
However, the AFL vowed to "assist all other suffrage Leagues wherever possible" by creating and performing "propaganda plays" and hosting informative lectures on the subject. The United Kingdom was home to many of the premiere suffragist playwrights, including Cicely Hamilton (author of "Diana of Dobson's"), George Bernard Shaw ("Press Cuttings"), Beatrice Harraden ("Lady Geraldine's Speech") and Bessie Hatton ("Before Sunrise").
Lilian Ida Lenton (5 January 1891 – 28 October 1972) was an English dancer, suffragist, arsonist, and winner of a French Red Cross medal for her service as an Orderly in World War I. Early years.
Many of these authors were well known in their own right: Charlotte Perkins Gilman authored "Three Women", "Something to Vote For", "The Ceaseless Struggle of Sex: A Dramatic View", and the suffragist/World War I correspondent Inez Milholland composed "If Women Voted".
She subsequently became a suffragist. On her return to Western Australia 'Kitty' Broadhurst was one of the 12 women who formed the St George Reading Circle, which became the Karrakatta Club.
The term was originally used in Britain in the 1920s to distinguish "New feminists" from traditional mainstream suffragist feminism.
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