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60 resources with the keyterm 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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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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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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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
Learners 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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Examining Antebellum Elections

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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 learning exercise 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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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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The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the US and the UK

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students 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
For this suffrage worksheet, learners 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...
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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...
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WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE: PRO OR CON?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students come up with counterarguments to the 1917 pamphlet, "The Case Against Woman Suffrage." They compare the position of women in 1917 with women today, and judge how suffrage has impacted women's lives. They write a personal...
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Women in Progressive Era

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the Progressive Era. They identify the important people, places, and evens of the Era and determine how women influenced the progressive movement. In addition, they create an article to address issues related to the movement.
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How Do Leaders Communicate Their Ideas? A Look at the Words of John Brown, Frederick Douglass and Sojourner Truth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the lives of notable individuals involved in the struggles for abolition and suffrage. The list sacrifices and that these individuals made to increase the effectiveness of their work and identify essential...
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Suffrage - When, Where, and Obstacles to Overcome

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders research the history of women's suffrage. They develop and form opinions on the right to vote. They discuss the many factors that influence voting and how other countries view women's suffrage.
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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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Know Your Rights: Lesson 9 of 16 In Unit Plan

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the issue of individual rights. In this cross curricular lesson plan, students write a petition (based upon previous lesson plan), and analyze political cartoons to determine whether they are for or against women's...