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Women's Role/Gender Attitudes 1850-1920
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Women in Norway are granted the right to vote.
Women in the United States are granted the right to vote.
The Married Women's Property Act gives married women the right to own their own property in Britain.
The Qualification of Women Act allows women to run for local office in Britain.
International Workingmen's Association formed in London in 1864, becoming the first attempt at international working coordination
Paris Commune formed by rebelling French workers in 1871
Localized labor parties formed in 1891 by trade union members in the British colonies of Australia
Paris Commune promises to protect "the absolute equality of women laborers."
London matchgirls go on strike agains unfair wages.
The idea of the "new woman" becomes popular.
Bertha con Suttner wins Nobel Peace Prize for pacifist writings on women's equality.
International Woman Suffrage Alliance is founded by Susan B. Anthony.
Suffrage becomes a popular way for women to fight traditional gender roles.
Finnish women gain the right to vote.
Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters found the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU).
Members of the WSPU hold parades in English cities, furthering their cause of women's rights.
Members of the WSPU begin committing violent crimes in protest.
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