Sunday, November 21, 2010

Effects of the Women's Club Movement


Club Women Will Vote on Conservation
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  1. What is the date of this article?
  2. Do women have the right to vote nationally?
  3. What are they voting for/against?
  4. What is the significance of this vote?
  5. Were club women influential before they had the right to vote?
  6. In your opinion, were they effective in influencing national or state policy?

[Suffragists in Seattle]

September, 1910

  1. What are these clubwomen doing?
  2. How did the structure of women's clubs influence women's desires for a voice in government?
  3. What are some of the causes clubwomen fought for? 
  4. What are some of the charitable organizations they supported?
  5. Did the ability to organize into clubs help women become a political force?
  6. How are the women in this photograph working to get their voices heard?

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