Women’s Suffrage – Research Resource

Women’s Suffrage in the United States

Suffragists Parade Down 5th Ave., 1917

The Fight for Women’s Rights
Articles and videos about the Women’s Suffrage Movement.

Wikipedia: Women’s Suffrage in the United States
Wikipedia offers a general overview of the Women’s Suffrage Movement.

National Women’s History Museum: Women’s Suffrage

A long list of the women involved in the movement.

Teaching with Documents: Women’s Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

Resolution proposing amendment, petitions and more. 

Our Documents: 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution: 
Women’s Right to Vote
See a copy of the original document.

Some Well Known Suffragists and Quick Resources:

Lucy Stone
American National Biography Online: Lucy Stone
Biography: Lucy Stone – Brief Bio
Lucy Stone w/ Alice Stone Blackwell
National Women’s History Museum: Lucy Stone

Susan B. Anthony

National Women’s History Museum: Susan B. Anthony
Online Photo Tour of Susan B. Anthony’s Home
Biography: Susan B. Anthony – with video

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Biography: Elizabeth Stanton – with videos
National Women’s History Museum: Elizabeth Stanton
About: Women’s History: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Alice Paul

National Women’s History Museum: Alice Paul
About: Women’s History: Alice Paul
PBS: American Experience: Alice Paul
Alice Paul Institute: Alice Paul – Bio for Kids

Lucretia Mott

National Women’s History Museum: Lucretia Mott
Biography: Lucretia Mott – Brief Bio
About: Women’s History: Lucretia Mott
Scholastic: Lucretia Mott – Article

Victoria Woodhull
The first woman to run for president of the United States: 
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Research Questions for Women’s Suffrage in the United States

  • Who were the women that fought for women’s rights?
  • Who were the men involved in helping women gain their right to vote?
  • What Women’s Rights Activist is featured on a U.S. coin?
  • Who was against the Women’s Suffrage Movement? Why?
  • What state was the first to allow women the right to vote before the 19th Amendment was passed in 1920?

Schoolhouse Rock: Women’s Suffrage Movement

Women’s Suffrage Around the World

What was the first country to allow women the right to vote?

History of Women’s Suffrage
Information about suffrage movement around the world, includes an interactive map.

Women’s Suffrage Activities
History of Women’s Suffrage, The Right to Vote, Effie Hobby’s Story

Find out when each country gave women the right to vote 

Women’s Suffrage Footage: London City Streets and Other Places

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