Progressive Era Women

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The National Women's History Museum provides this interactive resource that permits users to explore women who played key roles during the Progressive Era in the quest for workers' rights, the Settlement House Movement, the Suffrage Movement, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Temperance Movement. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have class members view the resource out of class, select a mentioned person or topic for further research, and return to class to share what they have learned
Classroom Considerations
  • If assigning the resource for out-of-class viewing, ensure that all class members have Internet access
  • The lack of depth in the explanations makes the resource most appropriate as an introduction to generate interest in the topic
  • Timelines and modern connections are offered for each movement
  • Each passage is followed by a reading comprehension question
  • The explanations lack depth and offer few details