Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson explores the experience of women during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Students will explore the changing and different experiences of women in American society, and the fight for equal voting rights for women through a historical narrative, primary sources, and student activities. Students will better understand the experience of women in American history as a basis for other historical eras and today.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

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

Keywords:

Majority rule/minority rights; Rule of law; Due process; Federalism Constitution; Supreme Court; Court Cases; Personal Liberty; Bill of Rights. Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

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

Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.

D2.Civ.4.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how the U.S. Constitution establishes a system of government that has powers, responsibilities, and limits that have changed over time and that are still contested.

D2.Civ.10.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze the impact and the appropriate roles of personal interests and perspectives on the application of civic virtues, democratic principles, constitutional rights, and human rights.

D2.His.1.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate how historical events and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts.

D2.His.4.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Compare perspectives of people in the past to those of people in the present.
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