Movement & Action: The Women's Suffrage Movement

WebQuest


How did women win the right to vote? What civic actions were taken to gain political equality? In this WebQuest, students will learn about four civic tactics that supporters of women's suffrage took to move the nation to ratify the 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote.

Check out our infographic A Movement in the Right Direction and have students use the WebQuest to follow along.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Distinguish between the state-by-state and federal approaches to women's suffrage
  • Describe tactics used by suffragists to gain the right to vote
  • Explain how those tactics advanced the women's suffrage movement