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89 resources with the concept suffrage

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The New Woman: The Turn of the Century

For Teachers 7th - 12th
According to this slide show, it all started with ladies riding bikes. The symbol of the woman as an independent and self-moving entity led turn of the century ladies into leaders for female independence. Discussed are women who changed...
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A Brief History of Women in America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The story of women throughout American history is fascinating. Travel the path from domestic slave to the modern day with advocates such as Susan B. Anthony, the Grimké Sisters, and Gloria Steinem. A wonderful presentation that shows how...
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Cultural Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers research the passage of the 19th Amendment as an illustration of the mutual influence between political ideas and cultural attitudes. They also read the Seneca Falls Declaration and explore the cultural shifts it both...
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Seneca Falls and Suffrage: Teaching Women's History with Comics

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
New ReviewAs part of the study of women's history, young scholars examine Chester Comix's strips about the Seneca Falls Convention and four 19th century leaders in the struggle for equal rights. After researching other elements of the Suffrage...
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The Historic Women’s Suffrage March on Washington

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
March 3, 1913, thousands of women marched on Washington D.C. to demand the right to vote. Learn about the organizers and leaders of the protest with a short video that details how the protest reignited the fight for voting rights and...
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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of women in Congress, groups analyze historical photographs associated with women's history and with women senators and representatives.
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North Carolinians Take a Stand on Ratification of the 19th Amendment

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The fight to pass the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution that guaranteed women the right to vote was contentious and divisive. Many states refused to ratify the amendment, initially proposed in 1878. Class members examine documents...
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Women's Suffrage for Grades 1–2

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Scholars take part in a grand conversation after they examine facts and stories about the Women's Suffrage Movement. Eight discussion questions bring light to influential women, the importance of voting, citizenship, and voting rights.
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Suffrage Lesson Plan

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Has life changed for American women in the last century, or are there common themes between the lives of 21st century women and the struggle of suffragettes from the 1910s? Explore the ways media reflects the position of women in the...
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Women's Suffrage for Grades 6–8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners study the decisions and solutions involved in winning the right to vote. After reading background information on the fight for women's suffrage, including one woman's story, and its eventual success in the United States and...
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Why Vote?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Elections are supposed to represent the will of the people. So why don't 100% of registered voters line up at the polls on Election Day? High schoolers study the last few elections and the voter turnout for each, according to race,...
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Women's Suffrage Movement Across America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An engaging resource provides many primary source materials to inform a study of the Women's Suffrage Movement. Suggestions include building a timeline of the fight, using the documents as the basis of a DBQ, and/or using a Venn diagram...
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Woman's Suffrage and World War I

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
How did women use President Wilson's ideals and rhetoric in their bid for suffrage? To answer this essential question, class groups analyze primary written documents and visual images.
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Freedom for All?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What did abolitionists have in common with those working for women's rights? How has the Native American struggle for voting rights differed from the struggles of other groups? Class members examine the 15th, 19th, 23rd, 24th, and 26th...
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Suffragists

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
The Women's Rights movement is the focus of an engaging and collaborative exercise, in which young historians use information found in textbooks, class notes, and the provided documents to craft a DBQ essay.
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What Were They Thinking? Why Some Some Alabamians Opposed the 19th Amendment

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To better understand the debate over the 19th Amendment, class members examine two primary source documents that reveal some of the social, economic, racial, and political realities of the time period.
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One Kid, One Vote

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Learn about why the citizens of Washington, D.C. feel unrepresented in Congress with an article about D.C voting rights. Individuals read about the movement toward congressional representation in Washington, D.C., before answering...
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Lesson 2: Suffrage Amendments

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Youngsters examine selected amendments to the Constitution to determine how voting requirements in the US have changed from the colonial days to the present.
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The Fight for the Right to Vote in the United States

For Students 9th - 12th
Did you know that when the United States of America was founded, only 6% of the entire population could vote? With this brief video, explore the great pains that our nation has taken to expand the voting population. Then, encourage your...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Celebrating the 19th Amendment

For Students 10th - 12th
Eighty-eight years after women earned the right to vote, a women ran for president. Young analysts consider the role women play in politics, how they are portrayed, the standards they are held to, and if they are still treated unfairly...
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Writing Women: The Yellow Wallpaper

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the historical, social, cultural and economic context of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's story, The Yellow Wallpaper. Students determine the place of the middle class woman and her role in society.
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Women's Suffrage: Graphic Organizer

For Students 8th - 10th
What were the long and short-term causes and effects of the United States' women's suffrage movement? Have learners fill in each of the four provided boxes on this graphic organizer to guide their focus when learning about suffrage. 
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Seneca Falls Convention: Declaration of Sentiments

For Students 9th - 11th
The Seneca Falls Convention was an amazing outlet for the female voice during the time of women's suffrage. Learners will read a short, but powerful excerpt from the Declaration of Sentiment, as spoken at the convention. They'll answer...
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Writing Exercise: Economic and Social Revolution I

For Students 7th - 9th
Learners take a critical look at the economic and social changes that stemmed from the industrial revolution. There are three short essay questions for them to answer regarding suffrage, changes in women's rights, and urbanization as a...