Women ‘s History From 1620-1920
Women’s History Interactive PowerPoint Often in the study of American History it would seem only white men did anything of note. Recently, educators are making an effort to be inclusive of all who made a difference. One such group is Women.
300 Years is a LONG Time • We are now going to make a human timeline. • We will begin in 1620 when Pilgrim men voted on the way the colony should be governed. • There may be important dates marked along the way… • I will each of you a date arrange yourselves in chronological order.
Timeline Questions • How many years from the time white men voted until women voted? • How many years did all women try to get the vote? • How many years did white men try to get the vote? • FYI… black men got the vote right after the Civil War . In the south Jim Crow Laws prevented all blacks from voting but that is a story for another day…
Make Three Picket Signs Make 3 Picket signs on the hand out…. Make one picket sign-Anti- Slavery Make one picket sign- Temperance (Anti- Alcohol) Make one picket sign- Women ‘s Right to Vote
Examples of Picket Signs • Make 3 more…
Finally… • On August 26 , 1920 -300 years after white men , 27 million WOMEN got the vote. All the heroines who fought so hard were gone but their legacy allows the choices you and I have today. We can vote, go to college, wear pants, speak to any group, own our personal belongings including property, have any career we want .. Thanks, Ladies