Changing the Constitution: Votes for Women

by  Preservation Virginia

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How are amendments added to the U.S. Constitution and why are they important? How does the passage of new amendments demonstrate the relationship between the three branches of government? Let's examine the19th Amendment which granted American women the right to vote in 1920.

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40 minutes

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Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

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Social Studies/History

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Preservation Virginia

Richmond, VA
United States

Founded in 1889, Preservation Virginia is the country's oldest statewide historic preservation group. In addition to engaging in extensive advocacy work and helping preserve historic structures and places across the Commonwealth, Preservation Virginia also owns, operates, and interprets six historic sites across the state. These historic sites include Historic Jamestowne (1609, Jamestown), Bacon's Castle (1665, Surry), Patrick Henry's Scotchtown (1719, Hanover), Smith's Fort Plantation (1763, Surry), John Marshall House (1790, Richmond), and Cape Henry Lighthouse (1791, Virginia Beach). Visit our website to learn more about our preservation efforts, visiting our historic sites, and more! 

Meika Downey

Program Details


Using the John Marshall House–the 1790 home of our 4th Supreme Court Chief Justice–as a lens, this program will use visual aids, primary sources, and Q&A to explore and examine not only the amendment process for the U.S. Constitution but also the causes, events, and legacies of the 19th Amendment passed in 1920 and the women's suffrage movement in the United States.

35-40 minute presentation with audience interaction


- Understand the amendment process for the U.S. Constitution
- Explain the causes, events, and legacies of the 19th Amendment and the women's suffrage movement in the United States