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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Suffragist!: A…

You Wouldn't Want to Be a Suffragist!: A Protest Movement That’s Rougher… (2008)

by Fiona MacDonald

Other authors: David Antram (Illustrator)

Series: You Wouldn't Want to

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You wouldn't want to be a suffragist is an informative book about the struggle women had to go through to get the right to vote. It tells the history for an American and British point of view. It tells about the influential women. The women final gain Independence in the U.S after World War II. The British gained their independence a little after the Americans.
This book is a good read if you are learning about women's history and American history. I recommend this book to 5th grade through 7th grade ( )
  AnyaC.B4 | Jun 2, 2017 |
In America, women couldn't vote until 1920. This cartoon history gives an overview of the suffragists' protest movements. It wasn't an easy road - some women became violent when their requests were ignored. They set fire to mailboxes and assaulted police officers. Often women went to jail for violent or peaceful protests. Informative cartoon sidebars give many facts about the people involved in the suffrage movement. ( )
  abbylibrarian | Mar 13, 2009 |
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Rights? What rights? If you believe in equal rights for women - including the right to vote - you wouldn't want to be a suffragist! You could wind up in a filthy jail cell, on a diet of bread and water and sentenced to silence, just for speaking your mind.
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A light hearted look at the history of women's struggle to win the right to vote in the United States and Great Britain.

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