2.21 – Women’s Suffrage

Readings

History.com, 19th Amendment Adopted

History.net, Women‘s Suffrage Movement

National Women‘s History Museum, Rights for Women (sections I-XVIII)

Opposition to Women‘s Suffrage

I encourage you to conduct additional research to answer the discussion questions.

Discussion Questions

Who were some of the most important suffragettes?

What strategies did suffragettes use to achieve their aim?

What did opponents of Women’s suffrage argue?

In your view, why did suffragettes succeed in gaining the vote?

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