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.
Weighing the Arguments
SUMMARY: Students use historical artifacts from supporters and opponents of woman suffrage to determine how personal perspectives can affect the political landscape.
GRADE LEVEL: Middle and high school
TIME: More than 90 minutes
MATERIALS: Women’s Suffrage WebQuest worksheet (download), Internet access
- Make copies of the worksheet, one per student.
- Review the example worksheet at the end of this packet. You may wish to distribute it to your students, as well.