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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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The Progressive Era: The American Nation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The progressives had a lot of forward thinking social ideas that helped make America a more equitable place to live. Politics, civil and human rights, economic and tax ratifications, and the constitutional amendments that made their...
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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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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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Social Studies 11: Canada

For Students 11th - 12th
You'll find questions regarding government, immigration, ethnic issues, suffrage, and turn-of-the-century history to complement any lesson on Canada. There are 17 questions in need of full-paragraph answers. A great resource to finish a...
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Women Who Changed the World

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
While you don't always find the names of famous women in history books, there are a variety of ways to help pupils learn about these notable females.
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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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Ballots, Bloomers and Boycotts

For Teachers 4th
Students compare a controversial issue or policy in need of reform in their classroom to the suffrage movement of the 1800's. They research important figures in the suffrage movement, produce written pieces and complete worksheets.
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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...
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Social Movements and Constitutional Change: Women's Suffrage

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The class analyzes a series of documents intended to show the events that lead to women gaining the right to vote. They play a Tic-Tac-Toe style game, make a time line with sequencing cards, and review the 4 steps of social change....
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Lesson 1/3 - The Civil Rights Movement Begins

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. Dubois, and Mother Jones: these are all names associated with civil rights. Watch a PowerPoint style presentation as the narrator explains the influence these greats had on society.
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Woman Suffrage Quiz

For Students 10th - 12th
What does your class know about the women's suffrage movement? Can they name the patron saint of this movement? Or can they explain why babies were used in the suffrage campaigns? Do they know what the most radical demand was? If so,...
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American Woman

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars complete activities involving women's suffrage. They prepare a timeline and conduct an interview with someone to gain an understanding of the changing view of women in American society.
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Singing for Freedom

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students examine the fight for women to gain the right to vote. Using primary source documents, they explore the problem in more detail. They create a PowerPoint presentation or write an essay on how they use songs to help them to...
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Examining Antebellum Elections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners consider the impact of the expansion of suffrage on antebellum party alignment, examine important election issues/outcomes from 1824-1861 and the rise of the two major parties in antebellum elections, and debate issues of a...
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Woman Suffrage in Colorado, 1877-1893

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students work together in groups to examine the suffrage movement in Colorado. They analyze the reasons for and against women's suffrage. They also determine the impact of the movement in Colorado.
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Women's Suffrage

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the role of women in the early 1900s. In groups, they use the internet to research groups who favored or opposed giving women the right to vote. To end the lesson, they note the methods used by women to finally gain...
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Suffrage and Civil Rights

For Students 8th - 11th
Addressing the main ideas of the Civil Rights movement, this instructional activity contains both multiple choice and true/false questions for student review. Teachers could use this activity as a quiz or homework assignment.
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Voting Rights

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine American voting rights. For this suffrage lesson, 8th graders analyze excerpts from the Alabama Literacy Test that was used in 1965 to limit African American voting. Students read the 13th, 14th, and 15th...
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The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the US and the UK

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Learners explore the issues and events that occurred at the Seneca Falls Convention. In this Women's suffrage lesson, students examine various primary sources, cartoons and the Internet to better understand the difference in the suffrage...
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The Right to Vote

For Students 7th - 10th
In this suffrage worksheet, students investigate the right to vote in the U.K. as they read an article, then respond to 3 short answer questions regarding the topic. Students also read a descriptive selection about prime ministers of the...
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Expansion and Reform: Applying the Declaration of Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct inquiries and research-acquiring, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, evaluating, and communicating facts, themes, and general principles operating in American history. They use the Declaration of Independence to...