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Standard 8.4.CO

8.4.CO Compare perspectives toward reform that emerged during the Progressive Era.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894) | Periscope
Amelia Bloomer (1818-1894) | Periscope

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In 1849, Amelia Bloomer became the first woman to own, operate, and edit a newspaper for women. Her paper became a voice for the women's rights movement, with articles encouraging women to participate...
The 19th Amendment | Periscope
The 19th Amendment | Periscope

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Women celebrate the passing of the 19th Amendment in 1920. The amendment allowed them the right to vote for the first time. Photo courtesy: Business and Professional Women
Robert Smalls | Periscope
Robert Smalls | Periscope

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In 1839, Robert Smalls was born into slavery in Beaufort, South Carolina. As a slave, he worked in the Charleston shipyards. After learning the local harbor and surrounding waters, 23-year-old Robert...
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage
Secession, Part 1 | Palmetto Heritage

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The story begins in 1858 in South Carolina. William Taylor's cousin Allen is visiting from Connecticut. Secession "fever" is rapidly engulfing the state. The scene shifts to West Point where the...