Explore how the suffragists embraced the First Amendment as a tool to help achieve passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1920.
The Freedom to Make a Change
SUMMARY: Students trace how groups throughout U.S. history have used their First Amendment freedoms to effect change, then evaluate the outcomes of the groups’ actions.
GRADE LEVEL: Middle and high school
TIME: More than 90 minutes
MATERIALS: The Freedom to Make a Change worksheet (download), First Amendment Basics handout (optional, download), Internet access to view NewseumED’s Pinterest board
- Make copies of the worksheet, one per student.
- Review the sample worksheet at the end of this packet.