New York State Archives, NYSA_A0412-78_B04_F01_SuffrageCardFront
Front of a women's suffrage card of Chautauqua County, N.Y. The card asks for people to vote for women's suffrage, c. 1918.
On what grounds does this suffrage card advocate for women’s suffrage? How did U.S. involvement in WWI help women gain support for these issues?
How does this suffrage card show the expanding role of women in society? How does it show gender inequality?
What do the political, economic, and social climates of the progressive era tell us about the reasons why the 19th amendment was ratified in the year 1920?
English Language Arts: You are a suffragette in 1917; write a letter to your newspaper detailing your experiences in jail after you were arrested for protesting.
You are a volunteer nurse overseas in World War I, write a letter to your boyfriend explaining why women’s suffrage is important to you.
Kennedy, David, et al. The American Volume 2: Since 1865. 13th ed. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2006.