Votes for Women
In this 20th century events worksheet, students read about the voting rights earned by women in the 20th century. Students learn the terms suffrage and suffragettes. Students answer 4 questions about the information.
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Elizabeth Started All the Trouble
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was a famous suffragette that paved the way for equal rights for women. Readers respond to before, during, and after reading questions based on her story. The resource is a great addition to a lesson during Women's...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How Women Got the Vote: The Story of Carrie Lane Chapman Catt
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...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
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Has life changed for American women in the last century, or are there common themes between the lives of 21st century women and the struggle of suffragettes from the 1910s? Explore the ways media reflects the position of women in the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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