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Department
History
Course
HIS2363
Professor
Christian Champion
Semester
Fall

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Nov 13  Lecture “The Famous Five” Women’s suffrage:  Women tend to use different criteria on how to vote 1960s: women were less likely to love leftist than men Women’s vote can tip the scale Person’s case Cand. Law did not regard women as persons Emily Murphy 1916­ prostitution trial Murphy and her allies wanted to see the trial Were told it would be unfit; they were asked to leave Instead madsta judge Became 1  female judge in British empire 1  day on the job; told she isn’t a person takes this to Cross (cab. Alberta) Fam. 5: going to challenge whether  British law 1850s: had regarded both sexes as persons Sup. Court of Canada ­ thought that persons did NOT include female persons’’ Fam 5= took this even higher (British Privy Council) Lord Brougham’s act: words importing he masculine gender shall be deemed and taken to  include females (used in Britain, but not Canada?) Canada’s status in the world Imperial Conference (photo: only white leaders from British colonies) Canada signed under British empire Peace Treaty signed after Boer war  (Landmark of Canadian History) Emp conf. of 1917 Dominions pushed to be recognized as autonomous nations of an imperial  commonwealth Called “____” 10min? Balfur declaration Text: in book) Merely a statement issued (had no legal binding until 1931?) Dominions are “autonomous communities within the British empire, equal in status and  in no subordinate to one another in any aspect of their domestic or external affairs,  though united by a common allegiance to the crown and freely associated as the British  c
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