Government

Biography

Florence Kelley

Florence Kelley dedicated her life to social reform. She worked to end many social problems, including labor and racial discrimination.
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Lesson Plan

Introduction to Activism

This lesson takes a closer look at one of key activists in the women’s’, workers’ and immigrants’ rights movement in the 20th century.
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Biography

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is the senior US Representative from Florida, the first Latina elected to the US Congress, and the first Republican in congress to publicly support the passage of the marriage equality act.
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General

A Short History of Activism

Subjugation, inequality, revolution and protest have marked world history for thousands of years. And for thousands of years, human beings have fought oppression and subjugation
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Lesson Plan

Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin

Students will explore the life of Congresswoman Jeannette Rankin by critically reading primary and secondary sources to determine her worldview and perspective.
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Biography

Dolley Madison

Dolley Madison, the fourth First Lady of the United States, is widely remembered as the most lively of the early First Ladies.
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Lesson Plan

The Anti-Suffragists

The 19th Amendment did not come without a prolonged fight. Students will examine rationale for opposing suffrage through the lens of class, immigration status and race.
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Biography

Sacagawea

Sacagawea is best known for joining Louis and Clark on their expedition westward from the Mississippi to the Pacific Coast.
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Lesson Plan

Sacagawea

While exploring Sacagawea’s role as guide to the Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery expedition, students will diagram a mind map to visualize and connect Sacagawea’s accomplishments to key ideas, events, and people related to this historic mission
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Lesson Plan

Tea with Penelope

Students will analyze and evaluate the meaning, value, and message of the political cartoon, A Society of Patriotic Ladies, at Edenton, North Carolina, October 25, 1774.
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