Social 30: Women’s Suffrage

Using assorted references, ideas below, answer the following questions:

  • Why was progress so slow in achieving universal suffrage?
    • Why were the suffrage campaigns in Québec so different from the rest of Canada?
    • What were some of the difficulties faced by the organizations and groups promoting women’s suffrage?
    • Who was excluded from the suffrage campaigns?
    -What possible reasons exist for regional differences in women
    achieving the right to vote.

THEN, read about Indigenous voting rights, and make any relevant connections.

Women’s Suffrage In Canada Timeline

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Mr. McIntosh

Teacher - Humanities

In a typical year I teach a range of courses from elementary to high school. I am our school's Social Studies specialist, teaching high school social, as well as a member of the PE team.

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