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What did the Famous Five do?

That which was his or her major accomplishment or even steps?

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gilian

They petitioned for - and obtained the legal right for - Canadian women to be members of the Senate.

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"The five exactly who became famous Within 1927 Emily Spud in addition to a number of other big Canadian women - Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, Louise McKinney in addition to Henrietta Muir Edwards - inquired the particular Supreme Court associated with North america to answer the doubt, ""May the phrase ""particular person"" inside Part 24 with the T.N.A. Work incorporate distaff folks?"" After several 2 or 3 weeks of controversy and also debate the Supreme Court associated with Nova scotia made a decision that this expression ""particular person"" didn't contain women. 5 girls, nicknamed ""The actual Well known A few"", ended up amazed by the Top court selection nevertheless wouldn't stop trying your strugle. Or else they rejected to receive your choice and got your Folks Lawsuit for the Earth-closet Authorities in Great britain which often then though seemed to be Canada's top court docket."

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