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Paper Ships Wheel – Christopher Columbus

Make a large ships wheel out of a single sheet of newspaper.

Women’s Suffrage: Why the West First?

Why were the Western states the first in the nation to grant full voting rights for women?

Women in the White House

In this lesson, students explore the role and impact of recent First Ladies through research and family interviews, then work in groups to present a documentary portrait to the class.

Voting Rights for Women: Pro- and Anti-Suffrage

What attitudes about women and their relationships with men had to be overcome before women could take their rightful place in American society? What were the arguments for and against suffrage?

Remember the Ladies: The First Ladies

Through the lessons in this unit, you will explore with your students the ways in which First Ladies were able to shape the world while dealing with the expectations placed on them as women and as partners of powerful men.