Tuesday, 15 January 2013

You Go, Girls: The Suffragettes

image credit: The Library of Congress

Old-fashioned laws permitted husbands to beat wives who refused to, ahem, submit to their spouse's demands. As if that weren't insulting enough, governments granted only men the right to vote. Eventually, in America and England, groups of gutsy gals began demanding women's rights, especially suffrage (voting rights). Here's a sample of those rebellious females.

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