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BC: The End | By Taylor S.

FC: Due October 7th Elbow Park School Grade 6 By Taylor S. | All You Need To Know About The Famous Five

1: Introduction You will learn about my arguments The famous five and what they have done for women all over the world. Also my questions that are 1.what if the men worked at the house and the women had the jobs. 2.What would it be like if there was no dower law. 3. What if women were not claimed persons.

2: Henrietta was born in and raised in a religious and cultured family in Montreal 1849. She had a exhibit on painting flowers and did mini portraits of sir Wilfred Lourior and Lord Strathcona. Her Hobbies were chess, amateur photography, taxidermy and the study of Esperanto. | Henrietta Muir Edwards

3: She had 3 kids named Alice,William and Margret. The family moved to Indian head Saskatchewan in 1883,The family gave away there wealth to live in a tent. In 1890 the family moved to Ottawa ,were she joined forces with Lady Aberdeen to create the National Council for Women of Canada (NCWC) She also came across the ones we now call the Famous Five.. The Edwards family finally finished a house that Henrietta and her husband were going to retire in. | Henriettas Family

5: Until her husband Doctor Oliver Cromwell Edwards recently died, her sister came to live with her. Henrietta's Daughter Alice came to live with her along with her children, Alice and her kids moved in while their father and Alice's husband were out serving the Canadian Army. Henrieta's other daughter Margret died of child birth in 1915 and her son William died in 1918.

6: Henrietta Muir Edwards

8: In 1921 she was elected the first Cabinet minister in Alberta history an 2nd in the British empire. She was the first women awarded honorary decorate from the university of Alberta in 1935. She was voted womens faculty in 1916. As the first woman president she wanted to change things like social and political status of women. She sadly died on July 12,1965. | Irene Parbly

9: She was elected womens auxulity in 1916. As the first president she wanted to change things like social and political status of women. In 1916, she was a delaget to join the (WFA) and the (UFAW) convention in Calgary and presented a paper called "womens place in the nation"

10: Nellie McClung | Nellie was a teacher, suffragist, temperance,leader,politician,historian,wife, mother and activitist. Nellie was a famous writer, wrote 15 books , essays and articles. Nellie became the liberal of the united farmers of Alberta in 1921, She stood by there side for 5 years and then joined Irene Parbly who was cabinet minister. They went on many different cases of social legislation.

11: Father | Nellie was defeated in 1926, she never returned to social politics again, In 1939 she became the delegation of the league of nations. One day she was on a case with judge Emily Murphy to make women persons. She died at the age of 78 in Victoria British Columbia on September1st 1951.

12: If Women were not claimed to be persons? When women were not considered persons the women would be stuck at home cleaning and feeding the children and husband. The wife had to serve the husband because he was the master of the house. The Canadian women thank five amazing women that gave them all these rights. Emily Murphy was the first women in the British empire to be judge and she was never a person, so she fought for that right to make women persons. She did this for all the women and herself because when she was traveling with her husband he left her and she had no legal recourse. she worked hard fo him and put a lot of effort in taking care of the family farm 18 years of effort that she will not get back.

13: What would it be like if men worked at the house and the women did not? If the women were the ones that worked and the men had to clean the house,would the men have people like the famous five that would make men persons and make men be able to keep their jobs when they got married. Or would someone else of made the dower law instead of the famous five. What would it be like today if life was like that for the women and how would this affect the men?

14: Louse's first election were for women to be given the right to vote or run for office. Louise wanted to band liquor and smoking from Alberta, she was successful until someone said 'Other country's can drink why can't we" and so all of her work that she did to band liquor was ruined. On January 23,1930, there was a victorious lunch for only women to attend in honor of what the famous five had done for the women. When it was her turn to speak she called on women to dream big and honorably. | Louise McKinny

16: Emily Murphy | Emily Murphy was the one that was determined to make sure that women got 50% of the property. She was born in 1968. When she and her family moved to Alberta in 1903 she began a campaign to see that women get half of the of the property. She was the one that let women today get one third of the property. She and a group of women wanted to follow a trial of Edmonton prostitutes but were kicked out. She became the first women police magistrate in the British Empire.

18: What would life be like if there was no dower law | If there was no dower law than life would be horrible for the women. If the women got a divorce or if the men leave them they would have nothing. Because without the dower law the women would not have any money to start off with to start there new life. The women would also be left at home and have to work at the farm, make the bread and worse themselves and the kids would belong to the husband.

19: Sources 1.www.Famous5.ca 2.Nation builders. 3. 200 remarkable Alberta women ByKay Sanders 4. http://www.abheritage.ca/famous5/achievements/henrietta_edwards.html 5. http://www.abheritage.ca/famous5/achievements/irene_parlby.html 6. http://www.abheritage.ca/famous5/achievements/louise_mckinney.html 7.http://www.abheritage.ca/famous5/achievements/nellie_mcclung.html 8.http://www.abheritage.ca/famous5/achievements/emily_murphy.html

21: Conclusion | I learned a lot about the famous five during this mixbook and hope that you did to. Thank you for reading this mixbook.

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