6 February 1918: Women get the vote for the first time – CBBC Newsround

But this has not always been the case. In the past, the King or Queen had huge powers and there was very little that ordinary people could do to have a say in how they were governed.
In the early 1800s, there were still very few people who could vote – and the ones that could were all men. Women didn’t have a say at all.

via 6 February 1918: Women get the vote for the first time – CBBC Newsround

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