Women have been agents of change throughout American History.
Students will work primarily with two American Memory Collections, "Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures: 1850-1920 and Votes for Women: 1848-1921, to understand how the suffragists of the early 20th century changed the requirements for voting in America.
- analyze and interpret primary sources for content, audience, purpose, and point of view;
- explain the different arguments and tactics used by the suffragists to bring about change; and
- evaluate the efficacy of these arguments and tactics.
- Six classes
Recommended Grade Level
- Women's History
- Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929
Claire McCaffey Griffin