BRITISH SUFFRAGETTES....... Possible contenders for the first country to grant women's suffrage are Sweden 1718+ Corsican Republic1755 Pitcairn Islands1838 Isle of Man1881 Franceville1889 Independent Commune of Franceville, New Hebrides (off to the N E Of Australia)

BRITISH SUFFRAGETTES....... Possible contenders for the first country to grant women's suffrage are Sweden 1718+ Corsican Republic1755 Pitcairn Islands1838 Isle of Man1881 Franceville1889 Independent Commune of Franceville, New Hebrides (off to the N E Of Australia)

Ernestine Rose - She submitted the first petition to the New York legislature to give married women the right to control their own property and earnings. Her hard work paid off and it became a bill in 1848.

Ernestine Rose - She submitted the first petition to the New York legislature to give married women the right to control their own property and earnings. Her hard work paid off and it became a bill in 1848.

Educator and suffrage activist Nannie Helen Burroughs 1909. In 1896, she helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

Educator and suffrage activist Nannie Helen Burroughs 1909. In 1896, she helped form the National Association of Colored Women (NACW).

Deuteronomy 22:   5 The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God. ( edwardian victorian fashion). APOSTOLIC-PENTECOSTAL-CHRISTIAN

Deuteronomy 22: 5 The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the Lord thy God. ( edwardian victorian fashion). APOSTOLIC-PENTECOSTAL-CHRISTIAN

Emily Davison's funeral in Morpeth (pic courtesy of Imperial War Museum).  Emily Davidson was fatally injured when she ran out in front of  horse during he 1913 Epsom Derby

Suffragette Emily Davison centenary marked in Morpeth

Emily Davison's funeral in Morpeth (pic courtesy of Imperial War Museum). Emily Davidson was fatally injured when she ran out in front of horse during he 1913 Epsom Derby

Militarism was a main cause of World War 1.  This picture is an advertisement of President Wilson to persuade Americans to join the military.

Militarism was a main cause of World War 1. This picture is an advertisement of President Wilson to persuade Americans to join the military.

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