A Timeline of Women's Right to Vote

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Which countries implemented women's suffrage before the 19th amendment went into effect in the United States? Which countries still do not allow women to vote? Watch the global spread of women's rights in an interactive timeline that prompts viewers to click on decades in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries that correspond to countries on the map.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners page through the timeline at home or in a computer lab before returning to class for a discussion
  • Incorporate into a lesson on women's suffrage, or when preparing for Women's History Month
  • Encourage individuals or small groups to research selected instances of countries affording suffrage to women, or to women's rights movements across the globe, and have them present their findings to the class
  • Use in conjunction with text detailing the same information, and have class members analyze the difference in formats
Classroom Considerations

  • Countries on the map are not clickable, but do align to a timetable on the left side of the page
Pros

  • Provides a visual for the passage of time and influence of women's rights
  • Links at the bottom of the page take readers to relevant articles on women's rights and other issues affecting people around the world
Cons

  • None