A History of Suffrage

In some European countries, such as Spain, France, Italy, Greece and Monaco, women’s right to vote and participate in democratic elections and exert their rights as active members of society to choose their representatives, was granted between the years 1930 and 1960.

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Women’s Rights in the 18th Century

As stated above, an unmarried woman, for all intents and purposes, belonged, by law, to her father, as if she were some kind of property or material possession. Her father was allowed to do as he pleased with her. He could beat

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Women’s Rights in Literature

Some critics seem to be of the view that the main character, i.e., Count Dracula, might have actually been a woman or a feminist in disguise. The truth is that in Dracula, many controversial questions are indeed raised, among them those regarding

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Women’s Right to Vote in Literature

In the late period of the Victorian Era, a new social and political radical movement known as the suffragettes caused a great stir among the public and drew attention to issues related to women’s rights and gender equality. Not only did this

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The Roaring Twenties

The First World War was over and done with, so the decade of 1920s was basically the perfect excuse for people to get their partying on, celebrate and drown their sorrows in alcohol and forget all about the dreadful memories from the

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A New Suffrage Movement: “The Suffragettes”

The word suffrage derives from the Latin word meaning vote or judgment. The movement, known as the Suffragettes, had started much earlier, in the Nineteenth Century, but it gained more popularity in the 20th century. Unfortunately, many of their members were publicly

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Women’s Right to Vote

Women’s suffrage, also simply referred to as women’s right to vote is, naturally, the right granted to women to participate in democratic elections and exert their rights as fully capable, upstanding citizens and active members of society. Somewhat limited rights of suffrage

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Suffrage: A Definition

Suffrage is considered to be a basic human right by people that support democracy. It is defined as the right to vote in general. However, in modern times, the actual word suffrage has to do with participating in elections held publicly in

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