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So, you Say I Can't Vote! Frances Connelly: The Working Class Woman's Route To The Vote

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Women were granted the legal right to vote in Parliamentary elections in the UK in 1918. This right, however, extended only to property-owning, renting or university educated women over the age of thirty. Seven years before this, Frances Connelly, a working woman walked past suffragists protesting outside the polling station in Yeovil, England, to cast her vote in an elect ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published November 2018 by OMP publishing
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Francis Mont
Apr 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
"So, You Say I Can’t Vote! Frances Connelly: The working-class woman’s route to the vote" by Sheena Macleod and Laura Linham is an extremely important book. You don’t read it for fun or entertainment, you read it for the knowledge we all desperately need. I can see two distinct audiences that can hugely benefit from reading it: historians, sociologists, educators on one hand and the general public who stopped voting because “what’s the point?” on the other. The book is rich with facts: names, da ...more
Debra Chapoton
May 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
FRANCES CONNELLY: THE WORKING-CLASS WOMAN’S ROUTE TO THE VOTE is a thorough investigation into the history of the suffrage movement in the UK. It deals specifically with Frances Connelly, but gives a large amount of information on other suffragettes and the political era that denied and finally allowed women the right to vote.
This book reads like a college thesis with plenty of interesting facts, old newspaper pictures, and well researched information. I especially liked the insights into the l
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