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Women's History

White House First Ladies

Students will compare and contrast First Ladies
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Role of the First Lady to the President and in the White House

This assignment is a technology based cooperative assignment using primary and secondary source materials to determine the role of the First Lady in United States history.
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Martha Washington and the Colonial Era

Spending time with Martha Washington to learn about the colonial era.
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Using Photographs and Cartoons to Teach About Eleanor Roosevelt

Using Photographs and Cartoons to teach Eleanor Roosevelt's Role as First Lady and Adviser to the President
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Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, and the Daughters of the American Revolution

Analyzing Eleanor Roosevelt and her role in the early civil rights movement.
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Eleanor Roosevelt and Women's Issues

Students will compare and contrast women's issues of two time periods.
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Women's Suffrage and Why We Vote

The students will read about events and people significant to the women's suffrage movement in the United States. They will review documents, photographs, poems and listen to music associated with the movement. They will compose a poster using four primary source documents.
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Identity Politics in the 1960s and 1970s: Women & Native Americans

In this lesson, the students will apply their knowledge of the tactics and strategies used during the Civil Rights Movement to the movements for women's rights and Native American rights. The students will use both primary and secondary sources.
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The Feminist Movement, Then and Now

Students will conduct research to gain an understanding for where women started in American society, and as a result a better understanding of how they got to the position they are in today.
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African American Women in the Military during WWII

To assist students in developing analytical skills that will enable them to evaluate primary documents and images such as photographs, political cartoons and posters related to African American women during World War II.
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