Write a short 2-3 sentence summary of each source’s main point, in your own words, to make sure you have an understanding of the material.

History

The Vote

Take notes on the key people, events, and developments covered in) the documentary. Next, read or view two primary sources that go along with the documentary they selected. These sources will offer varying perspectives on the subject. As you read, pay attention to who created the source and how that may affect the perspective being shared.

Write a short 2-3 sentence summary of each source’s main point, in your own words, to make sure you have an understanding of the material.

The Vote, Part 1 (an in-depth look at the lives of American women in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the first 65 years of the campaign for voting rights for women). Available online from PBS: https://www.pbs.org/video/the-vote-part-1-3kph5d/ (Links to an external site.).

Note: this video ends before the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment occurs—be sure to watch the Women’s Suffrage video assigned in class to find out what happens in the last few years before the amendment is ratified.

You may also enjoy Part 2 of The Vote on PBS. Primary source 1: Anti-Suffrage political cartoon in Life Magazine (1895): “In a Twentieth Century Club”: (Links to an external site.) Primary source 2: Alice Stone Blackwell, Answering Objections to Women’s Suffrage (1917) in The Americchoan Yawp Reader chapter 20: http://www.americanyawp.com/reader/20-the-progressive-era/alice-stone-blackwell-answering-objections-to-womens-suffrage-1917/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGEMscZE5dY&list=PL8dPuuaLjXtMwmepBjTSG593eG7ObzO7s&index=33