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 Women Who Made the Movement
SUMMARY: Students learn about the individuals who shaped the women’s suffrage movement by comparing their actions with their depictions in the mainstream and suffrage news media.
GRADE LEVEL: Middle and high school
TIME: 60-90 minutes
MATERIALS: The Women Who Made the Movement worksheet (download), Internet access
- Make copies of the worksheet, one per student or small group.
- Review the sample worksheet at the end of this packet. You may wish to distribute it to your students, as well.
- Write the list of people on the board.