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Petitions, Protest, and Persuasion: Women's Voices in the Records of the National Archives
Published on Jun 28, 2019
A Professional Development Webinar for Educators from the National Archives
In conjunction with the new Rightfully Hers exhibition at the National Archives in Washington, DC, explore stories of women participating in the political process through petitions, protest, and more in the decades leading up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Discover primary sources and teaching activities for bringing these voices into the classroom.
National Archives - Women's Rights
Use this page to find primary sources and document-based teaching activities related to women's rights and changing roles in American history. Many of the documents, photographs, and other sources are also featured in the exhibits Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote, at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC, and One Half of the People: Advancing Equality for Women, traveling the country.
Library of Congress Women’s Suffrage
Start here for historical context, teaching suggestions, links to online resources, and more:
National Park Service 19th Amendment
Use this site to discover some of the stories of women and men who fought for women’s suffrage rights. You’ll also find resources for children and adults, including essays on suffrage, storymaps, and lesson plans.