Welcome! Baltimore Polytechnic Institute November 2, 2011 U.S. History Mr. Green
Agenda/Topics To Be Covered The students will describe to what extent women’s leadership in reform movements contributed to the effort to achieve woman suffrage by tracing women’s growing presence in the turn-of-the-century work force Warm-up Question: Read “One American’s Story” on page 337 and answer the following: 1. How did Susette La Flesche become a spokesperson for the Ponca? 2. What sentence in “One American’s Story” states the main idea about La Flesche? Motivation: Do men and women have the same opportunities open to them? Do men and women share equal rights in public life, and why.
Women in Public Life Ch. 9 Sec. 2 pgs. 337-340 Women in the Work Force Farm Women Domestic Workers 46% of African-American woman many immigrant women Women in Industry Garment industry, canneries, bookbinderies, packing plants, commercial laundries
Women’s Leadership in Reform Women in Higher Education New women’s colleges emerge Women and Reform National Association of Colored Women (NACW) “the moral education of the race with which we are identified” Josephine Ruffin Question: Explain the meaning for the above quote
The Fight to Vote Susan B. Anthony National American Woman Suffrage Association Women upset that the 15th amendment only included African-American males A 3 part strategy for suffrage 1. State legislators 2. The courts 3. National Constitutional Amendment
Independent Work Handout Graphic Organizer
Homework Chapter 9 Vocabulary due on Friday Read Chapter 9 Section 3 pages 341-347 Prepare for 5 Question Quiz on Section 3