Our Mothers Before Us: Women and Democracy, 1789-1920 (Curriculum Unit)
Produced by the Center for Legislative Archives, Our Mothers Before Us traces the history of women's organized petition campaigns from the First Congress in 1789 to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920. This educational resource for high schools examines the long history of women's involvement in the civic life of the nation. Topics include abolition, antebellum- and Progressive-era reform movements, and the struggle for woman suffrage. At the heart of Our Mothers Before Us are the writings women sent to Congress reproduced as high-quality, full-color facsimiles. Three-ring binder with 6 booklets, 24 color facsimiles, and a foldout timeline. Includes 210 pages of text, instructional materials, images, glossary, and document transcriptions.
11 ½" x 12 ½"
Foundation for the National Archives, 2000