Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson , students will review and evaluate the actions of Jeannette Rankin, who was the first woman elected to U.S. Congress, the only woman to vote in Congress to extend the franchise to women, and the only person to have coted against the declarations of war in both World Wars. They will use her story to help them understand integrity in their own lives.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Equality, Civil Discourse, Individual Responsibility Constitution, Wartime Powers, Justice, Voting 1910's, World War One, World War Two

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

American Portraits
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.4.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how groups of people make rules to create responsibilities and protect freedoms.

D2.Civ.8.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Describe democratic principles such as equality, fairness, and respect for legitimate authority and rules.

D2.Civ.8.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate social and political systems in different contexts, times, and places, that promote civic virtues and enact democratic principles.

D2.Civ.12.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how rules and laws change society and how people change rules and laws.

D2.His.3.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use questions generated about individuals and groups to analyze why they, and the developments they shaped, are seen as historically significant.
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