Women have had the right to vote in this country for less than one hundred (100) years – just since 1920. Much has been written about the power of “the female block” and national candidates can win or lose based on their appeal to this group.
- What social and cultural changes in America occurred that made women’s suffrage a viable idea, especially for males?
- Make a connection between the enfranchisement of women and the progressive movement, showing how it may have helped with reforms, hindered reforms, or made no difference.
- Take a position on the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment as a civil rights victory, explaining how you think the female vote has influenced or not influenced the direction of civil rights in this country