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1 A Womans World By Cary Lampkins High Point Elementary School

2 Complete the presentation at your own pace. Complete your scavenger hunt as you read through each slide. There will be one question for each slide that you encounter. Look over the graphics and pictures closely, as well.

3 Women in The Late 1800s These women are learning how to choose eggs for the market. This woman is making butter. This woman is caring for her child. Scavenger Hunt Question #1- What was the role of women in the late 1800s and where do you think their husbands were? Images retrieved from

4 Womens Roles According to a website on Womens rights, In the early 1800s, women were second-class citizens. Women were expected to restrict their sphere of interest to the home and the family. Women were not encouraged to obtain a real education or pursue a professional career. After marriage, women did not have the right to own their own property, keep their own wages, or sign a contract. In addition, all women were denied the right to vote. Only after decades of intense political activity did women eventually win the right to vote. Retrieved from Scavenger Hunt Question #2- List six things that women were not allowed to do during this time period?

5 Virginia Standards of Learning says… You must know that women were not allowed to do the following things: Vote Work outside the home Own Property Education was limited for women, especially higher education (college) Scavenger Hunt Question #3- List the right that you think is the most important right for women to have.

6 Suffragists According to a website, With a few exceptions, women today have the same voting rights as men. However, this was not always the case. During US colonial times, voting was limited to adult males who owned property. Many people thought that property owners had the strongest interest in good government; therefore, they were the best qualified to make decisions. In the early nineteenth century, changing social conditions and the idea of equality led to the beginning of the woman suffrage movement. By then, more women were receiving education. Women also began to participate in reform movements and take increased interest in politics. Women and men began to question why women were not also allowed to vote. Supporters of this drive were called suffragists. Retrieved from Scavenger Hunt Question #4- What was a suffragist?

7 The Fight for Womens Right To Vote The Suffrage Movement was the fight for Womens Right to Vote, while the Suffragists were people who fought for womens right to vote. There is no Scavenger Hunt Question for this slide, but make sure you know the difference between the suffrage movement and suffragists before moving on to the next slide.

8 Efforts to Secure Womens Right to Vote This is an announcement of a convention to discuss womens equality. This is a photograph of suffragists picketing (protesting) for the right to vote outside the gates of The White House. This is a dinner invitation for men who supported womens right to vote. Scavenger Hunt Question #5- Name one male suffragist according to the dinner invitation. Images retrieved from the following webpages (left to right):,,

9 Virginia Standards of Learning says… You must know the following famous suffragists: Susan B. Anthony Elizabeth Cady Stanton Isabel Sojourner Truth Scavenger Hunt Question #6- Can you think of a way to remember that these women were suffragists by looking at their names, and write down your hint for remembering this for a test.

10 Susan B. Anthony According to the Academic Kids Online Encyclopedia, Susan Brownell Anthony, (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American civil rights leader who, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, led the effort to grant women the right to vote in the United States.February 151820March 131906Americancivil rightsElizabeth Cady StantonUnited States She was vice-president-at-large of the National Woman's Suffrage Association (NWSA) from the date of its organization in 1869 until 1892, when she became president.National Woman's Suffrage Association18691892 For casting a vote in the presidential election held on November 5, 1872, as she asserted the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution entitled her to do, she was served a warrant on November 18 and was eventually fined $100 June 18 1873, but she never paid the fine.November 51872 Fourteenth Amendment to the United States ConstitutionNovember 18June 181873 This is the first page of the record of Susan B. Anthonys trial for illegal voting. Scavenger Hunt Question #7- How much was Susan B. Anthony fined for voting illegally? Sources retrieved from the following (left to right): and

11 Elizabeth Cady Stanton According to the Academic Kids Online website, Elizabeth Cady Stanton (November 12, 1815November 121815 October 26October 26, 1902) was a social activist and a1902 leading figure of the early women's rightswomen's rights movement in the United States.United States In 1851, Stanton met Susan B. Anthony. TheySusan B. Anthony were introduced, on a street in Seneca Falls, by mutual acquaintance Amelia Bloomer, also aAmelia Bloomer feminist. Stanton and Anthony were to remain close friends and colleagues the rest of her life. Together, in 1869, they founded the National1869National Woman's Suffrage AssociationWoman's Suffrage Association, an organization dedicated to gaining women the right to vote. Stanton was its first president, serving until 1892. Scavenger Hunt Question #8- What suffrage organization did Elizabeth Cady Stanton serve as the first president for? Sources retrieved from

12 Isabel Sojourner Truth According to a website on womens rights, Sojourner Truth made herself into a forceful advocate for the rights of blacks and women and was a moving preacher. She coined her own name in freedom, after rejecting her slave name, Isabella. Truth was involved in the Methodist church and a free love, mystical commune in New York before starting her career as an itinerant preacher. An illiterate Truth memorized the Bible and used it as a rhetorical tool in her speeches. Scavenger Hunt Question # 9- Even though Isabel Sojourner Truth was a suffragist, also supported what other movement? Sources retrieved from

13 Women Successfully Gain the Right To Vote In 1920 the suffragists efforts paid off when women gained the right to vote. The nineteenth amendment was added to the Constitution. AMENDMENT XIX The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. Scavenger Hunt Question #10- What amendment were women given the right to vote? Amendment retrieved from

14 19 th Amendment Ratification Map KEY: Ratification on June 10, 1919 (yellow); ratification from June 16, 1919 to July 28, 1919 (chartreuse); ratification from August 2, 1919 to December 15, 1919 (aqua); ratification from January 6, 1920 to March 22, 1920 (gray-green); ratification on August 18, 1920 (gray). Scavenger Hunt Question #11- When did Texas ratify the 19 th amendment? Map retrieved from

15 Political Cartoon Raise your hand to turn in Scavenger Hunt Questions; however, click to the next page. Theres more! Image retrieved from

16 Extension Activities Click on the following links and enjoy. (includes a virtual tour of Susan B. Anthonys house) (includes a list of additional facts about the suffrage movement) (includes a timeline of the events of the suffrage movement)

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