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208 resources with the concept voting rights

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How Women Won the Right to Vote

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students consider how women gained the right to vote in America. In this suffrage instructional activity, students investigate major events of the suffrage movement and conduct research. Students also role play petitioning to President...
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Four Freedoms: Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze the text of the "Four Freedoms" speech. In this voting rights instructional activity, students read the Franklin D. Roosevelt speech, respond to questions regarding it, and determine the effect it had on voting rights...
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Voices: Voting Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the history of the right to vote in the United States. In this civics lesson plan, students research steps taken during the Civil Rights Movement to secure the rights of African Americans to vote.
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Suffragettes Activities

For Students 5th - 6th
In this suffragettes worksheet, students match the words about suffrage with their meanings. Students list 8 methods the suffragettes used and one peaceful method they could have used.
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Mrs. Hines- Amendment Word Search

For Students 6th - 7th
In this language arts learning exercise, students study 10 words in a word bank, then locate them in a word search puzzle. The words appear to be related to voting rights but the meaning of the title is not known.
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It is Our Right-Don't Waste It!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore the basic rights granted to all American citizens by the U.S. Constitution in the light of women's issues. The women's suffrage movement, the role of Susan B. Anthony, and the timeline of events on voting rights are...
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Looking for Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explain the importance of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March and the long term impact in the US of non violent civic participation.
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Taking a Stand - 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March. They view pictures reflecting their perceptions of their most important rights as citizens, write journal responses, create collages illustrating courage, and read...
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"I Voted" Badges

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this social studies worksheet, students cut apart 4 identical full color badges that read "I Voted Today." There are no directions for use.
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Universal Suffrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine suffrage. They participate in a classroom activity in which some students get to vote and others do not get to participate. High schoolers discuss how they felt and how it wasn't fair. They write a one page essay...
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The Right to Vote

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are provided a form for learner to read and discuss several ways people have been prevented from voting. Students relate what they know and discovered about voting rights for different population of people. They establish a...
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Ensuring Democracy in Iraq

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore what democracy means and how it can be spread to Iraq. They create strategies to ensure elections are fair. Students discuss the importance of fair voting conditions and the features of a democracy.
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Anne Frank: Citizenship Laws

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study early civilizations and the contributions they made to the foundations of human culture. They discuss why citizenship is valuable and the Constitutional Amendments that are associated with it.
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Should Women Be Allowed to Vote?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders realize that when Wisconsin gained statehood in 1848, there was little popular support for women's right to vote. They examine literature written on the subject from that time period, and discuss the merits of each argument.
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CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners use events of the time to illustrate the significance of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery Voting Rights March.
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The Struggle For The Right To Vote

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify historical figures who helped lead others in the voting rights movement, and research historical struggles for voting rights. They develop plans to involve young voters in the election process.