SS.8.A.4.14

Examine the causes, course, and consequences of the women's suffrage movement (1848 Seneca Falls Convention, Declaration of Sentiments).
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 8
Strand: American History
Status: State Board Approved

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SS.8.A.4.AP.14: Identify the causes, events, and consequences of the women’s suffrage movement.

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Lesson Plans

The Declaration of Sentiments:

In this lesson, students will read excerpts from The Declaration of Sentiments and identify underlying foundational ideals of the U.S. government. Students will examine the importance of the Declaration and its impact on the women’s suffrage movement.

Type: Lesson Plan

All Men (and Women) Are Created Equal :

In this lesson plan, students will use primary sources to identify the constitutional principles of individual rights and the social contract within the Declaration of Sentiments. 

Type: Lesson Plan

Women's Suffrage and Abolition Gallery Walk:

In this lesson, students will review influential individuals and their influence on social and political developments during the Women’s Suffrage and abolitionist movements in America.

Type: Lesson Plan

Original Student Tutorials

Abolition and Women's Suffrage: Sojourner Truth's Story:

Learn more about the abolition movement, the women's suffrage movement, and the role Sojourner Truth played with this interactive tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Abolition and Women's Suffrage: Lucretia Mott's Story:

Learn more about the abolition movement, the women's suffrage movement, and Lucretia Mott's civic participation in this interactive student tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Women's Suffrage: Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Story:

Learn about the history of the women's suffrage movement and the important role that Elizabeth Cady Stanton played in the women's suffrage movement in this interactive tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Women's Suffrage: Susan B. Anthony's Story:

Learn about the Women's Suffrage Movement and Susan B. Anthony's life and role in the movement to grant all women the right to vote, in this interactive tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Integrated Social Studies with Civics Original tutorials - Grades 6-12

Abolition and Women's Suffrage: Lucretia Mott's Story:

Learn more about the abolition movement, the women's suffrage movement, and Lucretia Mott's civic participation in this interactive student tutorial. 

Abolition and Women's Suffrage: Sojourner Truth's Story:

Learn more about the abolition movement, the women's suffrage movement, and the role Sojourner Truth played with this interactive tutorial. 

Women's Suffrage: Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Story:

Learn about the history of the women's suffrage movement and the important role that Elizabeth Cady Stanton played in the women's suffrage movement in this interactive tutorial. 

Women's Suffrage: Susan B. Anthony's Story:

Learn about the Women's Suffrage Movement and Susan B. Anthony's life and role in the movement to grant all women the right to vote, in this interactive tutorial. 

Student Resources

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Original Student Tutorials

Abolition and Women's Suffrage: Sojourner Truth's Story:

Learn more about the abolition movement, the women's suffrage movement, and the role Sojourner Truth played with this interactive tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Abolition and Women's Suffrage: Lucretia Mott's Story:

Learn more about the abolition movement, the women's suffrage movement, and Lucretia Mott's civic participation in this interactive student tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Women's Suffrage: Elizabeth Cady Stanton's Story:

Learn about the history of the women's suffrage movement and the important role that Elizabeth Cady Stanton played in the women's suffrage movement in this interactive tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Women's Suffrage: Susan B. Anthony's Story:

Learn about the Women's Suffrage Movement and Susan B. Anthony's life and role in the movement to grant all women the right to vote, in this interactive tutorial. 

Type: Original Student Tutorial

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