In January 1917, members of the National Woman's Party (NWP) became the first people to picket th
Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Date Posted: 8/18/2008
Gear and Lever voting, meant to ensure the confidentiality and efficiency of the election process, is the focus of this section of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History’s online exhibition entitled Vote: The Machinery of Democracy. Students will learn about the connection between the 19th Amendment, the suffrage movement and improved voting technology.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: How the New Deal addressed the Great Depression, transformed American federalism, and initiated the welfare state
3: The causes and course of World War II, the character of the war at home and abroad, and its reshaping of the U.S. role in world affairs