In January 1917, members of the National Woman's Party (NWP) became the first people to picket th
Objection and Answer
Grade Range: 3-6
Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Worksheets
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 8/11/2010
Take a closer look at some of the Smithsonian's collection of "objection and answer" banners that displayed arguments for and against women's suffrage. Part of an OurStory module entitled Winning the Vote for Women, this activity includes a worksheet that encourages discussion of the women's suffrage movement along with images of the banners themselves. OurStory is designed to help children and adults enjoy exploring history together through the use of children's literature, everyday objects, and hands-on activities.
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades K-4)
Historical Thinking Standard 3: Historical Analysis and Interpretation
Historical Thinking Standard 5: Historical Issues-Analysis and Decision-Making
Standards in History (Grades K-4)
Topic 3: The History of the United States: Democratic Principles and Values and the People from Many Cultures Who Contributed to Its Cultural, Economic, and Political Heritage
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Era 7: The Emergence of Modern America (1890-1930)
Standards For English Language Arts (Grades K-12)
12: Students use spoken, written, and visual language to accomplish their own purposes (e.g., for learning, enjoyment, persuasion, and the exchange of information).