The Grimke Sisters Through the Civil War

Although best known as fierce abolitionists, Sarah and Angelina Grimke were the first South Carolina Women to publicly advocate for women's suffrage.

Although best known as fierce abolitionists, Sarah and Angelina Grimke were the first South Carolina Women to publicly advocate for women's suffrage. This program traces the lives of the Grimke sisters and other SC voices in the struggle for women's rights from the late 1830's through the Civil War.

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Girl Bill of Rights - Handout
Girl Bill of Rights - Handout

Document

This is an excellent video viewing document for Episode 1 of Sisterhood: SC Suffrage (Thee Grimke Sisters through the Civil War – Part 1). While viewing the video clip students can reflect and write...
Grimke Sisters
Grimke Sisters

Lesson

The students will learn about the Grimke Sisters and their importance in history.

What Makes A Grimke Sister? - Handout
What Makes A Grimke Sister? - Handout

Document

With this handout students can use magazines, poster board, and any other creative things they can find to fill the silhouette with all the things that describe the Grimke Sisters.
What Makes Up a Grimke Sister?
What Makes Up a Grimke Sister?

Lesson

Prior Knowledge Needed: Students should be able to comfortably make inferences about characters in stories they are reading (character traits, intentions, predictions, etc.) Students should be able to...