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TN History for Kids

Suffrage Lessons Grades 6-8

Josephine Pearson (left) at the anti-suffrage headquarters at the
Hermitage Hotel in August 1920.
PHOTO: TN State Library and Archives

We have prepared the following lessons for middle school students:

1) Back Story

2) Crown of Martydom

3) State by State

4) Half a Century

5) Volunteer State Showdown

6) New Social Order

7) Two Women, One Amendment

8) "Don't Keep Them in Doubt"

9) Forgetting and Remembering

Note: All lessons were written by Bill Carey of Tennessee History for Kids and edited by Paula Casey, co-founder of the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Heritage Trail.