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Showing Grade 11, Unit 10b, Women's Rights: 1870s - Today
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Clara Barton's House: Home of the American Red Cross

Description: Constructed in 1891, Clara Barton's three story home just outside of Washington was built to house not only its owner but Red Cross supplies to help victims of natural disasters or war. Explore the life and contributions of Ms Barton through this famous place. Standard 8.10.7 and 11.10.7

Author: Joan Pryor, Clara Barton National Historic Site

Lesson ID: 228

Freedom of Assembly

Description: In 1848, three hundred people exercised their First Amendment rights to peaceably assemble at the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Seneca Falls, New York. There, discussing the "social, civil, and religious condition and rights of woman," the modern women's rights movement was born. This Bill of Rights eLesson spotlights how the First Amendment freedom of assembly can be key to bringing about change. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Author: Bill of Rights Institute

Lesson ID: 1530

Freedom of Assembly: Alice Paul

Description: Alice Paul was a leader in the women's suffrage movement of the early 20th century. She, and other suffragists like her, used First Amendment freedoms to gain political rights. Using primary accounts of her treatment in prison after being arrested at a suffrage demonstration, students respond to questions and discuss the constitutional rights women used when they gathered to together to secure the right to vote and gain a voice in the American political process. Standards 11.5.4, 11.10.7, 12.3.1, 12.3.2, and 12.6.4

Author: Bill of Rights Institute

Lesson ID: 1511

Petition of Amelia Bloomer Regarding Suffrage

Description: Read a copy of the petition Amelia Bloomer wrote to Congress and a biographical entry for Bloomer such as the one in Notable American Women. Write an epitaph for Amelia Jenks Bloomer. The epitaph should capture Bloomer's role as a reformer of American political culture. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Author: Linda Simmons, Northern Virginia Community College

Lesson ID: 813

Seneca Falls

Description: Analyze the Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments. List the grievances of women in 1848. Write a letter to a suffragist explaining how times have changed in society since the 19th century. Don't have an online hook-up in your classroom? Here is a lesson you may print off for your class, complete with primary source documents. This lesson may be done by students at many age levels. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Author: Jeannette Balantic, Andrea Libresco, and Milli-Ann Iuso-Cox, Social Education Magazine

Lesson ID: 939

The M'Clintock House: A Home to the Women's Rights Movement

Description: The M'Clintock House came to occupy a prominent place in American history because of the people who lived inside its walls and in the surrounding community. On July 16, 1848, five women, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, met here to draft what they called the "Declaration of Sentiments" the formative document of the Women's Suffrage Movement. Standards 8.6.6, and 11.10.7

Author: Teaching with Historic Places, National Park Service

Lesson ID: 1050

Trial of Susan B. Anthony

Description: In 1873 Susan B. Anthony was arrested for the "crime" of voting for president. How would you use the Constitution to defend her? Here are all the resources you will need. Standards 8.6.6, 11.10.7, and 12.2.1 civics

Author: Douglas O. Linder, Famous American Trials

Lesson ID: 1135

Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

Description: Beginning in the mid-19th century, several generations of woman suffrage supporters lectured, wrote, marched, lobbied, and practiced civil disobedience to achieve what many Americans considered a radical change in the Constitution. Militant suffragists used tactics such as parades, silent vigils, and hunger strikes. The records of the National Archives and Records Administration reveal much of this struggle. Standards 8.6.6, 11.5.4, 11.10.7 and 12.4.2

Author: National Archives

Lesson ID: 1276

Women of the West

Description: Diverse women lived in the North American West and participated in the making of its history. Diaries, letters, and oral histories tell us that these women -- Native American, Hispanic, Black, Asian, and white -- experienced life on the frontier. Using the classroom as an historical laboratory, students use primary sources to research, read, evaluate, and interpret the words of Native American and white women in the American West to 1) create a model to be used to evaluate the validity of historical evidence, 2) construct a history of Native American and white women in the American West, 3) critique secondary accounts of women in the West and the history of the West, and 4) determine the differences between and similarities in the experiences of Native American and white women in the American West. Standards 8.8.3 and 11.10.7

Author: Roberta McCutcheon, Gilder Lehrman

Lesson ID: 1469

Women's Suffrage - When, Where and Obstacles to Overcome

Description: Learn about Women's Suffrage in this activity by the Women in World History project. First, examine political cartoons showing women's political activity to win the vote in the U.S. and then see a timeline of the spread of suffrage in other parts of the world. Discuss the issue: Why do women vote less often than men? Standards 8.6.6, 11.5.4 and 11.10.7

Author: Lyn Reese, Women in World History Project

Lesson ID: 1281

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