The Amendment Process: Ratifying the 19th Amendment

The process for adding an amendment to the U.S. Constitution is long and arduous, by design. High School historians study a series of documents about the Nineteenth Amendment and, using an interactive program, drag the documents onto a panel that then shows the correct sequence in the amendment process. A final discussion solidifies understanding of the process.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use the lesson during march's Women's History Month
Classroom Considerations
  • Class members require access to devices with internet connections to view the documents and complete the interactive activity
  • The documents can be enlarged to permit close reading
  • None