Project ID793
DescriptionSuffragettes or Suffragists? the campaign for women's franchise. Millicent Fawcett's National Union of Suffrage Societies (1897) advocated peaceful means of protest like leafletting and petitions, whereas the Pankhursts' Womens' Social and Political Union (1903), favoured violent tactics like hunger strikes and damage to property. Historians are divided as to which methods led to success in 1918.
TopicSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (not an SLP)
U3AMedway U3A
Year started2018
Source of referenceTalk given at London Summer School, Bridewell, 2018
OutputNone known
NotesWilling to give this talk to other U3As