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A debate on whether the suffragettes were terrorists

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Professor June Purvis writes for a debate on whether the suffragettes were terrorists. (SSHLS)

Period6 Feb 2018

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TitleLetter bombs and IEDs: Were the suffragettes terrorists?
Media name/outletSky News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/02/18
DescriptionSuffragettes used a wide variety of methods to force politicians to embrace their cause of votes for women, including arson attacks on post boxes and bombing the chancellor's house.

Here, two historians say whether they should be judged today as terrorists.
URLhttps://news.sky.com/story/women-would-have-got-the-vote-earlier-if-not-for-suffragette-terrorists-11227772
PersonsJune Purvis

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