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The Education of Women in Colonial America
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What educational opportunities were available to women during the colonial era in American history? How did the opportunities available to women differ from those for men? To answer this question, class members examine a series of...
Sustaining Total War - Women in World War One
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
During World War I, women served in the factories and on the home front to keep nations churning. The ninth lesson of a 32-part WWI series examines the role women played in the Great War and provides topics for discussion on women's...
The Historic Women’s Suffrage March on Washington
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMarch 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...
Recent Trends Among Women in Congress, 1977–2006
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewAfter reading the contextual essay, "Assembling, Amplifying, and Ascending: Recent Trends Among Women in Congress 1977–2006," groups select a woman senator or representative and research her background and contributions.
This Isn't Right: A History of Women in Industry
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Women were in the workplace long before Rosie the Riveter pushed up her sleeve. Learn about the working options available to women during the Industrial Revolution, the Progressive Era, and the Great Depression with a lesson that prompts...
Celebrating Women’s History Month
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewExamine the lives of four women—Blanche Stuart Scott, Madeleine L'Engle, Margaret Evans Price, and Sybil Ludington—in a 23-page activity packet. Each profile comes with a set of vocabulary and reading comprehension questions. Further...
Women's Lives in the Victorian Era
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The lives of middle class Victorian women were circumscribed by strict standards that governed all aspects of behavior. To gain a better understand of the Victorian Ideals for women, class members research the life of a middle class...
Gender Roles in Ancient Egyptian Society
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading about the legal status of women in the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt and doing some additional research, your young historians will work in groups to develop short skits that reflect a typical gender-role related scenario...
Challenging the Status Quo: Women in the World War I Military
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why are some so resistant to change? The status quo is often to blame for a lack of forward movement in society. Following the events of World War I, women in America suddenly had a voice—and were going to use it. Scholars use the second...