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The Famous Five who legally gained the right for women to vote in Canada in Statue shown here erected at the Manitoba Legislature in created by local sculptor Helen Granger on behalf of the Nellie McClung Foundation. O Canada, Canada Travel, Ottawa Canada, Alberta Canada, Statues, The Famous Five, Canadian History, Women In History, Public Art

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Famous Five Monument (Osborne Street, Winnipeg)

The Famous Five who legally gained the right for women to vote in Canada in 1929 ~ That is pretty recently! There are identical statues erected to their achievement in Ottawa, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta since they all lived in Alberta when involved in this historic and vital legal challenge. The statue shown here erected at the Manitoba Legislature in 2010. Created by local sculptor Helen Granger on behalf of the Nellie McClung Foundation.

Scraps of History.kids make a scrapbook page of someone famous. Can be applied to any subject that is being studied though including science. Love this idea. 4th Grade Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching History, History Education, Enrichment Activities, History Class, Women's History

Scraps of History

My class just finished their Biography Book projects on Friday. They had to create a scrapbook page of a famous person in history. They de...

Emily Murphy (Canadian Author, Women's Rights Activist, The first ever female magistrate in the British Empire I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Wise Women, Strong Women, Great Women, Amazing Women, Westminster, Gender Politics, Historical Women

ARCHIVED - Are Women Persons? The "Persons" Case - The Archivist - Publications - Library and Archives Canada

Emily G. Murphy (1868-1933), instigator of the Persons Case, writer, and first woman magistrate in the British Empire. She pioneered married women’s rights, was National President of the Canadian Women’s Press Club 1913-1920, vice-president of the National Council of Women and first president of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Canada.

In 1929 Women were declared "persons" under Canadian law. The "Famous Five": Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy and Irene Parlby appealed the Supreme Court decision to turn them down and won. Canadian Law, Canadian History, Canadian Things, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, The Famous Five, Mighty Girl, One Wave

Famous 5

“All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” -an excerpt from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights The Famous Five were five very influential Canadian women. They fought for women’s rights. They believed that women had the right to vote and in turn the right to be voted into the…

In 1929 Women were declared "persons" under Canadian law. The "Famous Five": Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy and Irene Parlby appealed the Supreme Court decision to turn them down and won. Canadian Law, Canadian History, Canadian Things, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, The Famous Five, Mighty Girl, One Wave

Famous Five. Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Irene Parbly, 1927 argued the "persons case" to make women legally a "person" that could sit in the senate

Nellie McClung with books. McClung was a Canadian feminist, politician, author, and social activist. She was a part of the social and moral reform movements prevalent in Western Canada in the early In McClung and four other women, known. Women Rights, Great Women, Amazing Women, Smart Women, Amazing People, Beautiful People, Westminster, Ask The Dust, The Famous Five

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Votes for Women - Canada 1917 - 1967 This 1967 Canadian stamp celebrated the anniversary of women voting. In Canada, the right to vote progressed by province, with Quebec granting women the vote in But 1917 is often credited as the "right to vote" year. Fund Management, Management Company, Right To Vote, Canada, Anniversary Surprise, 50th Anniversary, Business Centre, Women In History, Suffragettes

Why We Celebrate Women's History Month

Why do we celebrate Women's History Month? Learn when, where and how March became the month dedicated to the women who have changed American history.

Alberta Grade 5 Social Studies - The Famous 5 - Women are Persons - Five Alberta women fought to have Canadian women recognized constitutionally as "persons" Native Canadian, Canadian History, Ottawa Parliament, Statues, The Famous Five, Canada, Bronze, Public Art, Calgary

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Alberta Grade 5 Social Studies 5.3.3 - The Famous 5 - Women are Persons - Five Alberta women fought to have Canadian women recognized constitutionally as "persons"

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Nellie McClung & the four feminists of the Famous Five

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National Council of Women of Canada - Famous 5 - Ottowa Canadian Law, Canadian History, Ottawa Parliament, The Famous Five, Individual Rights, World War I, Social Studies, The Twenties, This Is Us

Respect for several important rights in Canada arose because of the efforts of a group of women known as the Famous Five! The Women are Persons! Monument. (Copyright M. Forster.) Who were the Famous Five? How did they identify the need for change in Canadian laws? How did the changes brought on by their actions affect individual rights in Canada?

The Famous 5 Women - Emily Murphy. Five Alberta women drawn together by the tides of history and a shared idealism. Drawn Together, Irene, Canadian History, Woman Drawing, Ladies Day, Old Women, Strong Women, Feminism, Foundation

The Famous 5 Women - Emily Murphy. Nellie McClung. Henrietta Muir Edwards. Louise McKinney. Irene Parlby. Five Alberta women drawn together by the tides of history and a shared idealism.

How the Persons Case Brought Recognition to Women in Canada: Women are Persons Monument on Parliament Hill Alice Aycock, Alan Freed, Alma Thomas, Bay To Breakers, Animal Painter, The Famous Five, Poetry Day, House Of Lords, Liberal Party

How the Persons Case Brought Recognition to Women in Canada

In the Persons Case in the 1920s, five Alberta women fought and won a legal and political battle to have women recognized as persons under the BNA Act.

Person's Case women were not considered “persons” under the British North America Act The Famous Five: Emily Murphy, Irene Marryat Parlby, Nellie Mooney McClung, Louise Crummy McKinney and Henrietta Muir Edwards. British North America, The Famous Five, Farm Women, Canadian History, Canadian Law, The Valiant, Right To Vote, Newspaper Headlines, Working Woman

Women's History Month: Irene Parlby One of the Famous Five

The Famous Five were 5 Canadian women who created a petition in 1927 they sent to the Supreme Court of Canada to ask if women were "persons...

Inventory of archival records of Henrietta Muir Edwards (women's rights activist) and Oliver Cromwell Edwards (doctor for Blood and Peigan), Claude and Alice Gardiner (ranching family), and their relatives, Alberta. The Famous Five, Canadian History, Women In History, Collection

Women's History Month: Famous 5 Henrietta Muir Edwards

Oliver & Henrietta Muir Edwards & children Henrietta Muir Edwards (1849-1931) was one of the group of 5 women known as the Famous Five ....