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Women at war - the changing role of women in WW2
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  • Social Studies
  • 3-5, MS
Can be linked to International Women's Day. It is a look at the way war affected women during the second world war and how their lives changed...
Women's Suffrage: "To the Men and Women of New York" Statement
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  • The Progressive Era
  • MS, HS
In 1915, Carrie Chapman Catt, head of the Empire State Campaign Committee, issued a statement to repudiate anti-suffrage rhetoric that woman suffrage...
Why Women Matter
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2016
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In an ideal world; women and men should be treated equally; be entitled to the same rights; and have access to equal resources. In practice; women...
Oppression of Women in Afghanistan - Comprehension
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  • Reading Standards for Informational Text
  • High School
Fact-finding and analytical tasks based on the 1999 email petition - 'Oppression of women in Afghanistan'. Useful test-style tasks for media / non-...
Votes for Women
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  • The Progressive Era
  • MS, HS
Resources for a series of lessons on how women got the vote. There are also a selection of tasks on different reading skills.
Political rights for women
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  • Scientific, Political, Cultural and Industrial Revolutions
  • High School
suffrage; suffragists; suffragettes; political rights; sing-along
The impact of WWI on women
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A look at women's role in the United Kingdom during World War I; women; war effort; political rights; labor; female labor; home front
Women's Suffrage: "Teachers Need The Vote!" Flier
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  • The Progressive Era
  • MS, HS
Created by the Teacher's Section of the New York State Woman Suffrage Party, this flier encourages teachers to work for woman suffrage by listing the...
Women's Suffrage: "Why Women Want to Vote" Flier
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  • The Progressive Era
  • MS, HS
A 1915 flier lists reasons why working women, housekeepers, mothers, teachers, business women, tax-paying women, women of leisure, and all women need...
Flier Condemning Women's Suffrage Protestors
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  • The Progressive Era
  • MS, HS
In 1917, the National Woman's Party, staged protests at the gates of the White House every day to garner nationwide attention on the suffrage...