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The suffragists “IRON JAWED ANGELS”. The suffrage movement was about women’s right to vote and about challenging Victorian traditions and ideology of “proper” place, modernizing, and occupying a new place in the public domain.

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The suffragists iron jawed angels
The suffragists“IRON JAWED ANGELS”

The suffrage movement was about women’s right to vote and

about challenging Victorian traditions and ideology of “proper” place, modernizing, and

occupying a new place in the public domain.


IRON JAWED ANGELS recounts for the struggle of suffragists who fought for the passage of the

AMENDMENT XIXPassed by Congress June 4, 1919. Ratified August 18, 1920.

The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.


Two defiant women, Alice Paul and Lucy Burns show how these activists broke from the mainstream women's-rights movement and created a more radical wing, to push the boundaries of political protest to secure women's voting rights in 1920.


The film tells the true story of Paul, Burns and others. activists broke from the mainstream women's-rights movement and created a more radical wing, to push the boundaries of political protest to secure women's voting

Although the protagonists have different personalities and backgrounds they are united in their fierce devotion to women's suffrage.


The women were thrown in jail, and then went on a hunger strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels." Some people spoke out in favour of the vote and a large number spoke out against forcible feeding. However, it is truly their wills that are made of iron, and their courage inspires a nation and changes it forever.


Alice paul
Alice Paul strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels."


Lucy burns
Lucy Burns strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels."


Inez milholland
Inez Milholland strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels."


Their statement
Their statement strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels."


Some vocabulary
Some vocabulary strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels."

Hold a parade

Suffragist

Citizen

Picket

Civil rights

Leader

Issue

Bill

Tariff reform

Hunger strike

Psychopathic ward

Constitutional amendment

Pass an amendment

Senate

NASA – National American Women Suffrage Association

NWP – National Woman’s Party


Suffragism in britain
Suffragism in Britain strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels."


Emmeline and christabel panhurst
Emmeline and Christabel Panhurst strike making headline news. The women's resistance to being force-fed earns them the nickname "The Iron Jawed Angels."


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