What does suffragists mean and who were they?
Women and very little men who advocated and campaigned for the right of women to vote in the United States.
susan b Anthony
-elizabeth cady Stanton
-Carrie Chapman cott
and Nellie McClung
well i am not sure if they have much in common i know that they were both protest groups in the 20th century and both tried to gain a certain right, but other than that there is not many.. although there are many differences present such as suffragists are non violent protestors and chartists are violent, the suffragists were aiming to gain women the vote and chartists were trying to gain rights for poor people(i…
If it weren't for the suffragists, women today would not have a number of rights (including voting) that most Americans take for granted. There were a number of men even back in the 1800s who realized that women should be treated equally and with respect. But sadly, there were also men who believed women were property and should be treated in whatever way the man felt like. Studying the suffragists is a great lesson is…
They are really two terms for the same thing. The difference is that "suffragist" is the term supporters of women's suffrage used for themselves. "Suffrgette" was applied to the same people, but by those who opposed women's suffrage. "Suffragette" was intended to be at least slightly insulting. A suffragist is a generic name for anyone who advocates extending voting rights to women; a suffragette is the feminine of suffragist. The suffragists were more peaceful in…
Women suffragists worked to achieve voting rights by organizing; holding meetings and conventions; meeting with lawmakers; by registering to vote and voting; going on hunger strikes; holding parades, marches and public demonstrations; picketing government buildings; and by organizing petition campaigns.