Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The History of Voting Rights in the U.S.

History of Voting Rights in the U.S.

Michael Waldman talks about the history of voting rights in the U.S.

Description

Author Michael Waldman talks about the history of voting rights in the U.S.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Who were the first Americans that were allowed to vote and how did they secure that right?
  • Describe the experience of African Americans as they sought the right to vote.
  • Explain the pathway to women's voting rights.

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • 15th Amendment
    • 19th Amendment
    • Abolitionist
    • Frederick Douglass
    • Gilded Age
    • Jim Crow
    • Progressive Era
    • Seneca Falls Convention
    • Suffragette
    • Woodrow Wilson

    Topics

    Civil Rights & Civil LibertiesConstitutional FoundationU.S. History

    Grades

    Middle SchoolHigh School