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Women’s suffrage: structural conditions & the suffragettes

By Trineke Palm / Reading Time: 6 Minutes.

Last December Suffragette was premiered in Dutch cinemas. The movie is a penetrating account of the hard fight for the introduction of women’s suffrage in the UK at the beginning of the 20th century. 866 more words

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100 years and the right to vote

Today is what I believe to be one of the most important days in Canadian history: the 100th anniversary of winning the vote by women in Manitoba; the first province to bring the women’s suffrage to Canada in 1916, led by feminists like Nellie McClung. 79 more words

Hey Man! 100 Years in Suffragette City, So what?

100 years ago yesterday, women’s suffrage began in our city and country, which makes me wonder if we should be celebrating how far we’ve come, or gawking at how far we have to go until we reach true gender equality in Canada. 2,864 more words

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Sadie Hawkins, say no more

In the name of equality, high school’s yearly host Sadie Hawkins style dance- a dance in which girls are encouraged to ask out guys. This suggests the existence of gender specific roles within relationships, and to have a Sadie Hawkins style dance subverts the traditional idea of what a relationship should be. 211 more words

New Unit: Nationalism & Imperialism

Democratic Reform in the British Empire

This week we begin a new unit looking at the spread of Nationalism & Imperialism worldwide. We will begin by looking at nationalistic movements in Europe and then we will look worldwide as the Europeans began imperialistic movements by establishing colonies in Africa and Asia. 118 more words

Storm and Silence. Robert Thier.


Storm and Silence by Robert Thier

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Category: YA Historical Fiction

Thank you to the author for providing a copy in exchange for an honest review. 3,096 more words

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