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From Conciliation Bill to the death of Emily Davis


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Conciliation Bill
Law that promised to give votes to around 1 million women
Asquith
The Prime Minister that dropped the Conciliation Bill
Black Friday 18 Nov 1910
Suffragettes marched to parliament but were badly attacked by police and the crowd
300 women
Number of protestors that took part in Black Friday
court cases against Suffragettes dropped but no public inquiry
Outcomes of Black Friday
hunger strikes
Form of protest by female prisoners
force feeding
Government response to hunger strikes
outrage
Public reaction to force feeding
Cat and Mouse Act 1913
Law which allowed the government to release hunger strikers and then re-arrest them until they had served their full term
death of Emily Davison June 1913
Famous protest targetting the king's horse at the Epsom Derby