Women's Suffrage

5th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Connect to this link: http://www.worldbook.com/features/whm/html/whm010.html

2. Scroll down the page to read about the history of women's suffrage.

3. Towards the middle of the page, click on and read the essay Why Women Should Vote by Alice Stone Blackwell.

4. Create posters with slogans that suffragettes could have used in a march.

To take a virtual tour of an exhibit on women's suffrage, click on: http://www.nmwh.org/exhibits/tour_1.html