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Showing Grade 11, Unit 10b, Women's Rights: 1870s - Today
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African-American Women On-line Archival Collections

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/collections/african-american-women.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Life histories of several African-American women who were slaves are available on this page which is part of the Special Collections at Duke University. Standards 8.7.4 and 11.10.7

Comments: Excellent primary source documents and many links to related information.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 118

Alice Paul's Fight for Suffrage

http://pbskids.org/wayback/civilrights/features_suffrage.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: From PBS' history site for students, this is an easy-to-read article and reading list about the last years of the American struggle to win the vote for women. It features Alice Paul and her followers who picketed the White House for Women's Suffrage in the winter of 1917 and suffered severely for their audacity. Standard 11.10.7

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 147

Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.table.html#amendments

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Which of these amendments address social issues of 19th century America? Standards 8.2.6, 8.2.7, 8.11.5, and 11.10.7

Comments: Required reading under AB3086.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 159

Documents of the Women's Liberation Movement

http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/wlm/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Duke University created this site which can be searched by topic or by keyword. Standard 11.10.7

Comments: For a document site, this one is easy to use. Search instructions are provided.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 977

Elizabeth Blackwell: America's First Woman M.D.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/blackwell/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Organized in the format of a web museum, this site traces the struggle of Elizabeth Blackwell to open the field of medicine to women through photographs and primary source documents. It was America's loss that she spent the last 40 years of her life in England. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: This site by the National Library of Medicine has awesome primary material that has been thumbnailed for easy loading but may be easily read when selected and increased in size.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1072

Godey's Lady's Book

http://www.history.rochester.edu/godeys/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are text and illustrations from one of the most popular books of the 19th century for women. This issues shown are from 1850. They help readers understand the separate life that women led before the suffragette movement. Standard 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Comments: Not user friendly.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1395

Historic Decisions of the Supreme Court - Roe vs. Wade

http://www.historicaldocuments.com/RoevWade.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site contains the decision of the Court as well as dissenting opinions in Roe vs. Wade, the case which legalized abortion. Standards 11.10.7 and 12.5.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1551

History of Women's Suffrage

http://www.rochester.edu/SBA/suffragehistory.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the Anthony Center for Women's Leadership at the Univeristy of Rochester has a timeline for the women's suffrage movement, and biographical information about the movement's key leaders Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. There is also a brief history on the Seneca Falls Convention. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1607

Nellie Bly

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAWbly.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a brief biographical essay on Nellie Bly or as her real name was, Elizabeth Cochrane. Bly changed history as one of the first female investigative journalists and becoming so famous at it that people knew her name around the world. Her investigative reports such as "Life in a Mad House" and her famous trip around the world (Around the World in 80 Days) drew a loyal following of readers. Standard 11.10.7

Comments: This is a great women's history topic from the British Spartacus Educational.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2301

Susan B. Anthony House

http://www.susanbanthonyhouse.org/main.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The biography of Susan B. Anthony is divided into sections based on her work as an Abolitionist, an educational reformer, labor activist, temperance worker, suffragist, and women's rights campaigner. Developed by the Anthony House in Rochester, this site has overview information but is not in-depth. There is also a timeline, a virtual tour of the home and neighborhood, and a bibliography of links. Standards 8.6.6 and 11.10.7

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2895

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