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Suffrage parade, New York City, May 6, 1912

[Detail] Youngest parader in New York City suffragist parade

Lesson Evaluation

  • Each student will be able to answer the question: Why did it take women over 80 years to attain nationwide suffrage? The evidence will be compiled from the groups' investigations of the time period primary sources.
  • Each group will complete the Primary Source Analysis tool and the Analysis of the Woman's Suffrage Movement charts.
  • Each group will create a timeline reflecting the knowledge gained from the primary sources and present to the class its analysis of the woman's suffrage movement in its time period.
  • Each student will write a reflection paper detailing the various strategies used over time to achieve national suffrage and theorize why the movement was successful in 1920.