Belle Baruch and the Women’s Suffrage Movement

Lesson Overview


  • Discover the history behind women’s suffrage
  • Develop vocabulary related to civics and citizenship
  • Make personal connections to suffrage history


Multiple days
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

How did Belle Baruch’s desire for gender equality influence her personal choices and have a lasting impact on the community of Hobcaw where she lived?

Lesson Created By: Kelly Hogan Kinard - Edited by Lisa Ray and Lewis Huffman

Lesson Partners: The Belle W. Baruch Foundation, ETV Education