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21. "We are here not because we are law-breakers; we are here in our efforts to become law-makers." - Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928)

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Suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested after protesting near Buckingham Palace. London, 1907-1914.

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Emmeline Pankhurst (born Goulden; 15 July 1858 – 14 June 1928) was a British political activist and leader of the British suffragette movement who helped women win the right to vote. In 1999 Time named Pankhurst as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century, stating: "she shaped an idea of women for our time; she shook society into a new pattern from which there could be no going back."

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from BuzzFeed

18 Photos Of London's Past, Blended With Its Present

Emmeline Pankhurst being arrested while trying to present a petition to the King, 1914. | 18 Photos Of London’s Past, Blended With Its Present

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Suffragettes 'were like al-Qa'eda'

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from Slate Magazine

A Suffragette Describes What It Felt Like to Be Force-Fed

A suffragist on a hunger strike, being forcibly fed with a nasal tube London, ca. 1911.

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Christabel Pankhurst, English suffragette leader. By unknown photographer Bromide print, mid 1900s

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from CafePress.com

Suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst Tile Coaster

On this day 14th July,1858 the birth in Moss Side, Manchester of Emmeline Pankhurst, English Suffragette who led the fight for women's suffrage in Britain, often by violent means

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from the Guardian

Why the suffragettes still matter: 'they dared to act as the equals of men'

From left: Emmeline Pankhurst with daughters Christabel and Sylvia at Waterloo station, London, 1911.

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"Emmeline Pankhurst, who had founded the Women’s Social & Political Union, being arrested as a Suffragette". Ladies, our fore mothers fought for the rights of future generations (us) so that we would have the chance and the choice to vote. Do not let that struggle be in vain. Vote!

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