September 15, 2022

Guided Primary Source Analysis: Women’s Rights – Seneca Falls & Beyond

Zoom into left half of this map (.pdf or online) to answer the following questions about the Women's Rights National Historical Park. Where is it and how would you get there from where you live? Why did the National Park Service choose this location? What would you do if you visited the park? Why is it important to commemorate the struggle for equal rights? Read the timeline half of the map (.pdf or online), then choose one section to research further. Search for the event or … [Read more...]

Today in History: Alice Paul

Today in History–January 11–the Library of Congress features suffragist leader Alice Paul, born on this date in 1885. Learn more about the National Woman's Party by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources about Alice Paul and the woman suffrage movement. Alice Paul images Alice Paul timeline and select newspaper articles More historical newspaper coverage of Alice Paul & suffrage Alice Paul books & other texts Alice Paul … [Read more...]

Today in History: Lucretia Mott

Today in History–January 3–the Library of Congress features Lucretia Mott, born on this date in 1793. Learn more this political and social reformer and women's suffrage activist by visiting the Today in History section then click the links below to access more primary sources about this trailblazing woman. Lucretia Mott was born from America's Library Lucretia Mott books & articles Lucretia Mott historical newspaper coverage Lucretia Mott images Contemporary U.S. legislation … [Read more...]