Definitions

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  • noun the belief that the right to vote should be extended (as to women)

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Examples

  • It is feminism, rather than suffragism, which is dangerous.

    Marse Henry : an autobiography,

  • It is feminism, rather than suffragism, which is dangerous.

    Marse Henry, Complete An Autobiography

  • It is feminism, rather than suffragism, which is dangerous.

    Marse Henry (Volume 1) An Autobiography

  • Looking back she stressed that she never had a special interest in “suffragism.”

    Rahel Yanait Ben-Zvi.

  • Susan B. Anthony's writings/speeches on suffragism would be part of feminist theory (but are not the kind of feminist literary analysis that so many people have such a violent dislike/distrust of).

    Breakfast in Bed

  • Miss Jenkins had reached the certain -- or uncertain -- age when women take to militant suffragism.

    The Making of a Soul

  • She believed in militant suffragism and unions and boycotts and strikes; and she labored hard to bring her little charges to her own advanced position.

    Just Patty

  • But Vera, you know, in spite of her suffragism and her feminism has always been kept by her father from having anything to do, and so she had nothing to occupy herself with just when she needed occupation most.

    At Plattsburg

  • And is it not just as stupid and even senseless to oppose suffragism on speculative or rather hypothetical grounds, instead of being guided by the experience of other countries in this respect and accepting suffragism as part and parcel of our modern customs and institutions?

    The Woman and the Right to Vote

  • We must take note of the fact that suffragism is gaining in strength every day and is becoming a general movement in the countries where it has found acceptance.

    The Woman and the Right to Vote

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