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1 Bellwork 3-4 Sentences in your notebook:
What problem are you going to do for your children’s book? Why was this a problem? How was it fixed? (be as specific as possible).

2 The Women’s Suffrage Movement
Women fight the battle for suffrage as states begin to give women the right to vote 1917 1848 1869 1920 NWP Formed Declaration of Sentiments NWSA Formed 19th Amendment

3 Seneca Falls Convention-1848
In 1848 women gathered in Seneca Falls, NY to discuss the role of women in society Led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, they wrote the Declaration of Sentiments Another notable member of the meeting was Frederick Douglass Rochester Seneca Falls 1848

4 Declaration of Sentiments- 1848
“We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal; that they are endowed (given) by their Creator with certain inalienable (permanent) rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; that to secure (protect) these rights governments are instituted (created), deriving (receiving) their just powers from the consent (permission) of the governed.” Modeled after Declaration of Independence, adding WOMEN

5 National Woman Suffrage Association- 1869
Created by Susan B Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton it was created to promote an amendment to the Constitution for equal rights under law for women In this same year women in the state of Wyoming were given the right to vote, it was the first state to do so. 1869

6 National Woman’s Party and WWI
Fought for the right to vote Founded by Alice Paul in 1917 WWI led to an increase need for women to fill the shoes of men who went off to war. This raised public awareness of the important role women played as citizens. 1917

7 The 19th Amendment President Woodrow Wilson passed the amendment in Women could then vote in the National Presidential Election of 1920. It read: “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.” 1919

8 Important Figures in the Women’s Suffrage Movement
Alice Paul Elizabeth Cady Stanton Carrie Chapman Catt Susan B. Anthony Lucretia Mott

9 Poster Project Each group will become an “expert” on one important figure. Your group will then design a poster complete with pictures and words about the person. Each poster must include: The person’s name When they lived (date of birth/date of death) What their contribution to women’s suffrage was The significance of their contribution

10 Exit SLip Who do you believe was the most important person from the Women’s Suffrage Movement? Why is this person the most important?

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