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Standard USHC.3

USHC.3 Demonstrate an understanding of how innovation and industrialization impacted demographic change, reform movements, and American identity from 18621924.

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Women in Congress | Facts of Congress
Women in Congress | Facts of Congress

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Women received the right to vote in the United States in 1920. The first woman elected to Congress was in 1916. Jeanette Rankin was elected to the House of Representatives from the Montana. While...
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...
League of Women Voters Billboard | Periscope
League of Women Voters Billboard | Periscope

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The search for women's rights does not end with the 20th century. Currently, the League of Women Voters creates and reviews political platforms with women's issues in mind. The National Organization...
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