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Oppressed Women Ask the Government to “Make Amends”

A petition created by Alaska Native women during World War II can help students understand the right of the people to “petition for redress of grievances.” Continue reading

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Teaching with Artifacts: What Edith Galt Wilson’s Suit Can Teach Students about World War I and Women in America

Students feel like detectives on a mission to discover what they can learn about history when they learn with artifacts. Continue reading

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The Equal Rights Amendment: The Most Popular Never-Ratified Amendment

Documents from the records of Congress help students understand why the Equal Rights Amendment wasn’t ratified, even with its considerable support. Continue reading

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