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Students participate in a simulation and compare and contrast the arguments for and against womens' right to vote. In this civil rights lesson, students simulate disenfranchisement of women by allowing only half of the class to vote on a topic. Students read background information on women's suffrage and view a biographical film on Catt and take notes. Students  prepare cases and debate women's right to vote.
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students answer 15 fill in the blank questions regarding the Progressive Movement. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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 ideas stick are all covered. The presentation is complete, concise, and contains informational text, hyperlinks, and great photos.
Students 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.
Fifth graders explore the history of women's right to vote and identify two of the leaders of the suffrage movement, Alice Paul and Lucy Burns. After completing readings and discussions, they write an article for the newspaper about Alice Paul and Lucy Burns.
Students explore the concept of civil rights and the ways in which Dr. Martin Luther Kind and others utilized non-violent protests to achieve their goals. They participate in a variety of discussion and role play activities during this comprehensive unit.
Examine the Texas social studies curriculum controversy with your class. Using a current events lesson, learners read the article "A Christian Land Governed by Christian Principles," respond to the discussion questions, and participate in a simulation on the topic.
Students evaluate primary source documents. They assess the development of women's rights in the United States. They identify other rights beside suffrage that were important to famous women reformers.
Students examine Susan B. Anthony's life and causes she worked for. In this Susan B. Anthony instructional activity, students work in groups to research the activist roles of Susan B. Anthony and decide if she was a philanthropist. Students look into how she affected each cause.
Eleventh graders review the Progressive Movement and the Women's suffrage movement. They also review the changes from the end of World War I to the Great Depression.
Students read and highlight key words in the Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments. In this women's suffrage lesson, students complete a chart in pairs listing grievances and engage in a class discussion. Students select a choice board assignment to design a project or write  a Declaration of Sentiments from another point of view.
Eleventh graders explore aspects of the women's suffrage movement. In this women's rights lesson, 11th graders examine primary sources about suffrage as they rotate through classroom stations.
Students examine laws that have affected women in history: the 1780's, following the United States independence from England; the 1880's, the time of westward expansion, the silver/gold era, and the coming of the Industrial Revolution.
Young scholars the influence of women's music in history and the suffrage movement.
Eleventh graders explore American government reform. In this Progressive Era lesson plan, 11th graders read about the Era in their textbooks and in the provided handouts. Students then create group presentations and write essays on the role of Progressives in changing American government.
Young scholars examine several aspects of the Women's Suffrage Movement. In this women's rights lesson, students explore several primary and secondary sources regarding the events of the movement, opposition to the movement, and the effects of the 19th Amendment. Student complete various assessment activities that require them to compare suffrage movements, analyze primary sources, and determine how effective the movement was.
In this United States history and government standardized test practice worksheet, learners respond to 50 multiple choice, 1 essay, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
High schoolers 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.
Students identify and interpret the story of the passage of the 19th Amendment, and the part played by one young man in Tennessee, proving that, indeed, one vote really counts. Then they research the background to the 19th Amendment, including the long and sometimes bitter fight for women's suffrage.
Twelfth graders analyze six amendments to the Constitution. In this activity, 12th graders develop and understanding of the constitutional amendments and things that might affect its impact. Students analyze different types of historical themes and determine how specific events influence amendments.

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