100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

Learn more about the centennial of Women’s Suffrage and the role Ohio women played in securing women’s voting rights. Understand how women’s activism continues today.

Grades 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Ohio Women Vote

Get a collection of primary sources and draw your own conclusions about the history of the Women’s Suffrage movement in Ohio and the United States.

Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change

In this guide you will find information, documents, images and photos that will help you better understand the Women’s Suffrage movement and the role Ohio women played in securing women’s voting rights.

Grades 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Suffrage Activity 1

Do you know about soapbox speeches? In this activity you will find more about this style of speech made popular during the Women’s Suffrage movement and learn how to write and deliver your soapbox speeches!

Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Suffrage Activity 2

Check out Lucy Stone’s famous speech “Disappointment Is the Lot of Women”. Then learn how to analyze it using visual imagery and artwork.

Grades 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Suffrage Activity 3

You are now a museum curator! We will guide you as you create your own exhibit about an important figure in women’s history.

Grades 6, 7, 8

Suffrage Activity 4

Take a look at these suffrage flyers, poster and political cartoons! We will show you how to create your own propaganda materials.

Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

Suffrage Activity 5

Have you ever considered how much we can learn from a political cartoon?

We will provide you with a great example and some guided questions that will make you an expert in the subject.

Grades 9, 10, 11, 12

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