The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
Are the tactics used by suffragists to fight for political power still effective? This video series explores four techniques that suffragists used to reshape the nation’s democracy: protesting, organizing, branding, and lobbying.
Smithsonian National Museum of American History
This lesson explores the expansion of voting rights in the United States through different Constitutional amendments and laws. It also applies these lessons to current voting issues such as voter ID laws, felony disenfranchisement, and voting rights for the District of Columbia.
C-SPAN Television Networks/C-SPAN Classroom
Students will learn the how the American West led the way in the fight for women’s suffrage in the United States. Students will investigate how the women’s right to vote was won in each of the western states. Students are encouraged to research current rights for women in the United States today.