Demanding the Vote: The Woman Suffrage Movement
This collection brings together objects and resources from the Smithsonian Institution that examine the woman suffrage movement and its enduring impacts. Using these artifacts and primary resources, engage students in a thoughtful discussion to analyze the guiding question: How did women use their first amendment rights to demand the vote?
For a full lesson plan and videos on this topic, check out the National Museum of American History's "The Suffragist" classroom resources.
Additional information and resources can be found in the museum's online exhibition American Democracy: A Great Leap of Faith.Read More »