1. This program begins by reviewing persuasive techniques
2. Students will then analyze primary sources from the VMHC's collection
3. They will simultaneously examine which persuasive Virginia Suffragists used, and how and why they changed over time
4. The program will end with time for questions
This program will be successful if participants can...
-Analyze how and why Suffragists’ rhetorical techniques changed over time
-Explain the ways race and class overlapped for women in the Suffrage Movement
-Demonstrate how protest signs and ephemera can be used as primary sources
U.S. History II
The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking… comparing and contrasting historical, cultural, and political perspectives in United States history
The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking… determining relationships with multiple causes or effects in United States history
The student will apply social science skills to understand how life changed after the Civil War by evaluating and explaining the impact of the Progressive Movement on child labor, working conditions, the rise of organized labor, women’s suffrage, and the temperance movement.