Title: Exploring Women's History
This page from EDSITEment features resources relating to women's history, and presents information about the history of the women's movement. Learn more about equal rights, women's suffrage and more by visiting the EDSITEment lesson plans and EDSITEment-reviewed Web sites referenced on this page.
Standard(s): [SS2010] WH9 (9) 10: Describe the influence of urbanization on the Western World during the nineteenth century.
Title: Women in World History
Reflects emphasis on comparative issues, a focus on contacts among different societies, and an attentiveness to global forces. (Center for History New Media, George Mason University)
Standard(s): [SS2010] US11 (11) 2: Evaluate social and political origins, accomplishments, and limitations of Progressivism. [A.1.a., A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.f., A.1.i., A.1.k.]
Title: Woman Suffrage
Article. On December 10, 1869, the Wyoming territorial legislature granted women the right to vote and to hold public office. This article explains the history of woman suffrage in Wyoming, how it happened, the arguments for and against women's right to vote, and how The Equality State reacted to women at the ballot box.
Standard(s): [SS2010] USG (12) 6: Analyze the expansion of suffrage for its effect on the political system of the United States, including suffrage for non-property owners, women, African Americans, and persons eighteen years of age.