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See/Think/Wonder: Progressive Era Women Seek Equal Political Rights (Postcards)

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Social Studies +1 Age Levels Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

Objectives:

Students will use primary sources to understand the ways that women advocated for the right to vote.

Students will identify what these postcards tell us about the arguments for and against women's suffrage?

Students will Explain actions taken during the Progressive era to expand opportunities for women, including the right to vote.

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Woman Suffrage Postcard

National Museum of American History

Woman Suffrage Postcard

National Museum of American History

Woman Suffrage Postcard

National Museum of American History

Woman Suffrage Postcard

National Museum of American History

Woman Suffrage Postcard, c. 1915

National Museum of American History