March is Women's History Month
Here are links to help bring the celebration into the classroom:
• Women's History Month Official Site
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to
the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society.
• PBS ~ Makers: Women Who Make America
MAKERS: Women Who Make America tells the remarkable story of the most sweeping social revolution in American history, as women have asserted their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy. It’s a
revolution that has unfolded in public and private, in courts and Congress, in the boardroom and the bedroom, changing not only what the world expects from women, but what women expect from themselves.
National Women's History Project
The National Women's History Project, founded in 1980, is an educational nonprofit organization. Its mission is to recognize and celebrate the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing information and educational materials and programs.
• Women in Constitutional History
Center for Civic Education. Wealth of information from conference held at Seneca Falls.
Elementary level (grades 5-6) lesson plans.
• Supreme Court Historical Society
Supreme Court Decisions & Women's Rights - Milestones to Equality. Traces the history of landmark sex discrimination cases that have come before the Supreme Court.
• Center for Civic Education
Links to important court cases on Women's Rights
• Women’s Rights and Human Rights
A paper presented at the Women in Constitutional History Conference,
Seneca Falls, New York, June 20, 2011, by Margaret Stimmann Branson,
Associate Director, Center for Civic Education
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