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

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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 Explain actions taken during the Progressive era to expand the right to vote for women.

Essential Question: What do these photographs tell us about the use of protest by the Women's suffrage movement?

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Alice Paul with Suffrage Banner, 1920

National Museum of American History

Photograph: Suffragist with banner

National Museum of American History

Photograph: Suffrage Procession, 1917

National Museum of American History

Photograph: Suffrage Procession, 1917

National Museum of American History

Woman Suffrage Postcard, 1913

National Museum of American History