There are so many wonderful directions you can go with a study on Susan B. Anthony! Our top recommendation is to study her life and to learn about voting and the election process. Here are a few ideas to get you started!
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For All Ages
Short Bio video about Susan B. Anthony
Longer Video about Susan B. Anthony
The Susan B. Anthony House and Museum in Rochester, New York
- Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum in Adams, Massachusetts
- National Portrait Gallery: VOTES FOR WOMEN: A PORTRAIT OF PERSISTENCE
- National Women’s History Museum: Crusade for the Vote
- National Archives Museum presents Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote
- Alice Paul Institute: For Democracy: Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment
- Women’s Suffrage Buttons, Stickers, T-shirts and more from The History List Store
- US Capital Votes for Women Tour Podcast
Marching with Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women's Suffrage by Claire Rudolph Murphy
Who Was Susan B. Anthony? by Pam Pollack and Meg Belviso
Women Win the Vote!: 19 for the 19th Amendment by Nancy B. Kennedy
Susan B. Anthony by Alexandra Waller
Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President by Ann Malaspina
Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass by Suzanne Slade
- Rightfully Ours: How Women Won the Vote, 21 Activities (For Kids series) by Kerrie Logan Hollihan
Middle School/High School & Beyond
Failure Is Impossible: Susan B. Anthony in Her Own Words by Lynn Sherr
- Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote by Susan Ware
1 Week with Susan B. Anthony
Day 1: Learn about Susan B. Anthony
- Read the Heritage Letter from Susan B. Anthony
- Read books about Susan B. Anthony (depending on how many books you have available or the length of the books you could space them out over the week)
Day 2: Watch Susan B. Anthony in Action
- Watch one or both of the videos about Susan B. Anthony linked above.
Day 3: Susan B. Anthony Vocabulary
- Discuss four of the vocabulary words from this month’s letter (suffrage, reform, constitutional amendment, election) with the vocabulary cards in our free printables.
Day 4: Susan B. Anthony Acrostic
- Use your knowledge of Susan B. Anthony and the women’s suffrage movement to complete the Susan B. Anthony Acrostic in our free printables.
Day 5: Have a Women’s Suffrage March
- Use our free printables to create signs and badges to wear then have a re-creation of a women’s suffrage march. You could even create a ballot box and design ballots for each of your children to vote for the topic of your choice!
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